Diseases and Pests

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

Sous Vide for hot water treatment

November 25, 2019
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Anyone wanting to hot water treat their bulbs on a small hobbyist level might want to consider a sous vide machine like this one: https://anovaculinary.com/. I’ve used the Precision Cooker…

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Storage humidity of Onions

June 4, 2019
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In Texas, Onions are the #1 farm commodity sold as far as total gross $ sales. Onions require ideal growing conditions as far as soil moisture, soil quality and soil…

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Storing/shipping Daffodil Blooms Minneapolis 2019

May 11, 2019
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For those of you who missed a really great ADS convention! There was a really good discussion of using refrigeration for storing cut daffodil blooms for up to three weeks.…

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smaller quantities of Zerotol

November 6, 2018
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Here is a message from Anne. She is wanting to find smaller quantities of Zerotol to use when planting her bulbs. I wasn’t able to find a source. Does anyone…

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Frost resistance of narcissus

August 16, 2018
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In the pdf text ‘Frost resistanc of narcissus august 2018′ I describe the resistance of daffodils to frost in a special case. Informations concerning this problem are sparse but important…

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Something is eating Alice’s Daffodil Bulbs.

June 13, 2018
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Hi all I thought this might be a good time to share some stories with Alice who just wrote us about her Daffodil Bulbs being eaten. Alice says: “””My sister…

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