Tulip bulbs froze in bag, now sprouting! Help!

buggusMarch 5, 2009

I had a bag of tulip bulbs that I wasn't able to plant in time in the fall, and I left them in my shed over the winter. They froze from what I know, but they appear to be sprouting in the bag! Are they still good? Will I be able to plant them when the soil is soft?

Thanks in advance!

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Because you do not indicate your zone it is difficult to guess when your soil will be plantable. I would pot them up now and plant them when you can. Al

    Bookmark   March 6, 2009 at 8:06AM
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ladychroe(z6 NJ)

If they're sprouting, they may very well try to bloom. Get them in the ground ASAP. If the ground is frozen solid, pot them up.

    Bookmark   March 11, 2009 at 11:10AM
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