Tulip bulbs

opossumtrax(6)May 2, 2012

I just dug up 3 wayward tulip bulbs without checking to see if this is the right time of year to do this. I could still see some of their green leaves after the lawn was mowed and knowing that in a few weeks they will be gone and I won't be able to locate them, I just went ahead and dug them. Please advise what I should do with them. Transplant them now? I live in Maryland. Thank you.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
webuser_17497

put them where you want them to come up next year and hope they servive. or you can store them untill next spring and plant them then.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2012 at 12:34AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

If you have a cold winter climate they need to be planted either now or in the autumn. They need the winter cold temps. If you don't have a cold winter they will need chilling before they are planted in the spring. Just keeping them and planting in spring won't work in either climate type.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2012 at 2:16PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
tulips - when to stop watering? how to cut?
I have two questions regarding tulips: 1. when the...
anna_beth
Anyone growing Dutch Iris ?
Is anyone growing or has anyone grown Dutch Iris ? What...
maximus2015
Poll: What new flowers will be coming up next Spring?
So, I went a bit crazy this fall and will have planted...
posierosie_zone7a__
Tulips, coming up, leaf tips now yellow...
So this is the issue...planted a ton of bulbs in pots...
pinkkpearls
Frozen Glad Bulbs
I screwed up. Dug up my gladiolus bulbs, but left them...
gorgar1
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™