Snowdrop bulbs: too late?

westover(Portland OR)December 21, 2009

Someone asked about planting tulip bulbs this late, and the answer was go ahead. What about the snowdrop bulbs that I forgot until yesterday when I noticed that the ones still in the ground are already putting out green foliage. Is there any chance the ones I left in the sack can catch up, or is it hopeless?

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Definitely hopeless if you don't plant them.

    Bookmark   December 21, 2009 at 9:05PM
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tcstoehr

Yes, plant them. If they haven't gone bad in the bag from dehydration and/or fungus, they should be able to grow roots and survive just fine. I would think the worst thing would be that you might not get flowers the first year.

    Bookmark   December 22, 2009 at 3:47PM
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