Should I dig up dahlia tubers now or in spring??

Prettypetals_GA_7-8October 16, 2013

I do not dig up my dahlias but wanted to share with my sisters and sister n laws but wasn't sure the best time to try to separate my tubers. Any help is appreciated.

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Prettypetals_GA_7-8

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    Bookmark   October 19, 2013 at 10:34PM
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bagsmom(7)

Hi there! I'm not an expert, but I'll put in my 2 cents... I've always heard that fall is the best time to do this. It will give the tubers a chance to grow a little bit before winter. There is a great book called Month by Month Gardening in the South. I think it's by Hastings. I'll bet it has something on when to do that. I bet you could google it, too! Good luck!

    Bookmark   October 21, 2013 at 5:45AM
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Prettypetals_GA_7-8

Thanks bagsmom! I will look for the book. I read on the Georgia dahlia site to not dig up til spring so really not sure. My brain told me to listen to them but I haven't got a clue which is better.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2013 at 11:35PM
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rosiew

Know nothing about dahlias, but just read the article I've linked below. It's from today's Seattle Times. Same zone but different conditions.

Hope it'll help some.

Rosie

Here is a link that might be useful: transplanting dahlias

    Bookmark   November 2, 2013 at 5:38PM
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