Diseases and Pests

Discussions about a wide variety of elements that can harm daffodils.

Paper Whites & Alcohol

December 18, 2017
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Brent Heath will tell you if you want a pot of daffodils to have short foliage and shorter sturdier bloom stalks that you need more bright light. Growing pots indoors…

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Open Pollination/culled daffodil seeds/bulbs

July 10, 2017
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If you go out into the fields or flower beds after dark you will sometimes see hundreds of not thousands of moths working over the blooms on the daffodils. During…

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Identification help (virus)

March 20, 2017
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I bought a bag of yellow daffodils 1 year ago,  they were all the same variety, but there was a pair of bulbs ‘variegated?‘. I don’t know if it’s just…

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Texas Daffodil Show

March 5, 2017
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Northeast Texas ended up with about 400 fruit tree chilling hours, normal winter is in the 800 to 900 chilling hours. There were just over 100 total hours between Oct…

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Updates to the ADS Handbook for Growing, Exhibiting, and Judging Daffodils

February 26, 2017
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There have been many changes made by the ADS Board of Directors to the ADS Judges Manual (officially known as the Handbook for Growing, Exhibiting, and Judging Daffodils) since the…

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Narcissus Bulb Fly , Hippeastrums and Autumn Tazettas .

December 12, 2016
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I have  a  keen interest  in  Hippeastrums  ,  as  well  as  my  daffs .  They  flower  in NZ  from  November  until  the early  New  Year  . One  of  the  bigger …

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