getting bulbs to multiply

linda_violetOctober 14, 2009

Last week I planted iron cross shamrock bulbs. They have come up and are bloooming. How can I care for the plants so that the bulbs reproduce? They were a little pricey and I'd like to cultivate my own bulbs, if possible. Thanks :)

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tugbrethil

Usually they don't need all that much help to multiply, but if you want to turn your yard into a bulb factory, here's how:
First, feed them lightly and frequently with a high nitrogen and potash fertilizer, as long as they have leaves. Then dig them up and divide them every 2-3 years to give them maximum room to grow.
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    Bookmark   October 14, 2009 at 6:50PM
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linda_violet

Thanks !

    Bookmark   October 22, 2009 at 12:08PM
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