bulbs forgotten

roxanna(z5b MA)February 28, 2013

grrrr. i just found several bags of tulip bulbs i had given to my son that have been languishing in his unheated back entry since October. is there any hope of bloom this spring if i get them potted up now? this is zone 5.

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calistoga_al ca 15 usda 9

It is either pot them up(assuming you cannot plant in the ground)or throw them away. If they are still firm, I would plant them now. Al

    Bookmark   March 1, 2013 at 8:44AM
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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)

You might also just wait a bit more for the spring thaw in your area.

I'm waiting for it here in Indiana, as well as for the soil to dry out some so I can get the last of the daffodils snuck in the ground.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2013 at 10:08AM
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roxanna(z5b MA)

thanks to you both -- i shall experiment and follow both suggestions! and that's the last time i shall give bulbs as a housewarming gift (unless i plant them myself)!!

    Bookmark   March 3, 2013 at 9:57AM
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