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Planting flowering allium bulbs

Posted by donaldb 5B Worcester, MA (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 30, 10 at 11:19

Is fall the best time to plant allium bulbs or should I wait until spring. I'm here in Massachusetts.
Thank you

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RE: Planting flowering allium bulbs

I googled and found this:

Plant Allium bulbs in the soil in the spring, as soon as the ground can be worked. Plant them to a depth of twice the diameter of the bulb.

Here is a link that might be useful: how to grow ornamental alliums

RE: Planting flowering allium bulbs

I grow many ornamental alliums and I always plant in the fall. I've never heard of planting them in the spring before.

RE: Planting flowering allium bulbs

I never heard of planting ornamental allium bulbs in Spring also,in fact while in Illinois several weeks ago I saw some bulbs there and I just finished planting here in Kansas about 2 weeks ago to go with my others.

RE: Planting flowering allium bulbs

I plant in the fall.

RE: Planting flowering allium bulbs

Plant in the fall here too, about 6 years now, always successful.

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