Dahlias/Gladiolus question

bookjunky4life(5 Central IL)October 23, 2009

I know I need to dig my dahlias and glads for winter but I got them planted pretty late so they are still really green and are just losing the last of their blooms. We've had 2 or 3 light frosts but they don't seem to be browning any faster. How late should I wait to dig them up?

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pitimpinai(z6 Chicago)

A week or two after then have been blackened with frost before deep freeze will be fine.

Mine were blackened two weeks ago, so I have been digging them up since last Sunday. Still have about 20 more to go. I plan to dig them all up this weekend.

    Bookmark   October 24, 2009 at 7:21AM
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