Bill Carter, Washington

Cut Bulbs

July 15, 2020
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Category: Growing Daffodils

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Its digging time and I do 80% of my bulb extraction using my hands.  Start with a shovel then use hands.  (My finger nails are really dirty) I really hate it when I cut a bulb.  Some are cut in half.  Others are just sliced.  What do people do to keep the bulb alive and well?

2 Responses to Cut Bulbs

  1. Robin Hill, New Zealand
    July 15, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    Usually if it is a desirable variety I give the cut a light dusting of flowers of sulphur. Usually works and the bulbs grows ok.

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  2. Margaret Seconi, New Zealand
    Margaret Seconi, New Zealand
    July 16, 2020 at 12:05 am

    Here in Wellington NZ, I do exactly the same as Robin. It works for me too.