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Overwintering Dahlias

Posted by MsKitty23 z4 Mn (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 10, 05 at 0:08

I am noew to gardening and have fallen in love with the 6 dahlias I have.
My question is this. I live in Minnesota and know I have to dig up the tubers and overwinter them.
I have no idea how to do this and have found a dozen conflicting articles.
Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I can do to keep them over the nasty winter we have here?
Thanks in advance!

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RE: Overwintering Dahlias

  • Posted by Jroot 5A Ont. Canada (My Page) on
    Mon, Oct 10, 05 at 9:28

Yes, there are conflicting articles about how to save your tubers over the winter. Without going into all of the articles ( which would be too confusing to most, as well as too time consuming), we can only say what works for us.

Check out the link below. There are a lot of ideas about saving the tubers, and also separating the tubers, as well as getting them started in the spring.

Here is a link that might be useful: splitting and storing of tubers.

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