Overwintering Dahlias

MsKitty23(z4 Mn)October 10, 2005


I am noew to gardening and have fallen in love with the 6 dahlias I have.

My question is this. I live in Minnesota and know I have to dig up the tubers and overwinter them.

I have no idea how to do this and have found a dozen conflicting articles.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I can do to keep them over the nasty winter we have here?

Thanks in advance!

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jroot(5A Ont. Canada (near Guelph))

Yes, there are conflicting articles about how to save your tubers over the winter. Without going into all of the articles ( which would be too confusing to most, as well as too time consuming), we can only say what works for us.

Check out the link below. There are a lot of ideas about saving the tubers, and also separating the tubers, as well as getting them started in the spring.

Here is a link that might be useful: splitting and storing of tubers.

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