Help with Mirabilis Jalapa tubers

thom_c(6)April 16, 2009

I bought a few Mirabilis Jalapa (4 o'clock flowers) tubers, and can't figure out exactly how to plant them. The tubers look like a carrot, pointed at one end. Do they go in the ground pointed end down? horizontal? Sorry for what must be a silly question... but better to ask than goof up. Thanks! Thom

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yes, the pointed end goes down. they would be o.k. horizontally, too. in my area, they can be a pest. i have dug some runaway tubers, thrown them into the woods only to find them trying to grow there! you will probably have to lift yours in the fall?

    Bookmark   April 16, 2009 at 3:39PM
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