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01/12/2013 at 11:59

Hi, I planted some daffodils a few weeks ago now, (can't remember exactly when, but I saw a few posts on here saying it was time). Now they have already begun to send up shoots. Is this normal? is there anything I need to be doing for them?

Thanks!

01/12/2013 at 12:16

Hi Thomas - It's perfectly normal and they'll be fine - nothing you need to do for them - except look forward to Spring and enjoy! 

01/12/2013 at 12:17

Yes perfectly normal, they are very hardy, so sit back and look forward to the spring display.

01/12/2013 at 12:27

yeah! thanks! looking forward to them already!

Lyn
01/12/2013 at 14:05

The cold winter will slow them down a bit, if you are worried, you could put some more soil on top. Did you plant them a good depth in the ground.?

01/12/2013 at 14:18

I saw some little pots of tete a tete in flower for sale yeaterday.  Very pretty, even if they have been forced in a greenhouse. I guess they will be picking daffs on the isles of scilly in about 3 weeks.

Lyn
01/12/2013 at 18:29

I remember when there where daffodil fields in Cornwall. Now mostly on Scilly.

02/12/2013 at 22:49

My sister lives on Cornish/Devon border, and always has daffs for Christmas

02/12/2013 at 23:39

Daffs in my garden already some 30 cm high.  Just normal here.  Daff varieties are so early you  can have them for months. 

04/12/2013 at 13:26

Planted them roughly double the size of the bulb deep. maybe some a little shallow as they are in pots. put them on top of a little bit of gravel too like Monty don said in GW a while back. 

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