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Dahlias have roots but no eyes

Posted by skyblue52 z5OH ( on
Thu, Feb 10, 11 at 16:05

Some of my tubers have white roots but no eyes yet. What am I to expect from these starts.Thank you

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RE: Dahlias have roots but no eyes

eyes will develope later especially when you move tubers to a warmer location. Steve in Baltimore County.

RE: Dahlias have roots but no eyes

Many tubers without eyes will grow roots. Tubers without eyes will never grow into a plant. If you cannot see an eye or a sprout, put the tuber into a plastic bag with some damp potting mix and place the bag in a warm area,75-80 degrees. Check after a week or two. If there are eyes, they will sprout and the tuber will grow. If only the white roots are there you have a dud.

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