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I was wondering more than anything if they will keep over the Winter being so small.
Glad to hear that they will produce lovely plants even being that small
Hi all I dug up some Dahlia Tubers today to clear my beds. The ones I grew from seed are lovely and fat but the ones I bought as cheap bedding plants are very small.
Is it worth trying to keep any of these?
You can do it now or wait until the frosts. Its completely up to you
The longer they are left in the ground, the better the tubers will develop
and if they are still flowering I see no reason to dig them up yet
The roots are spreading nicely through the soil which is a good sign, I cut down all the foliage and removed any bits from the soil then gave it a good mulch.
Lets hope it puts on a good show next year
Thanks for the advice guys
I will go and see what I can do with it before the thunderstorms arrive! :P
But I will check to make sure the roots have started to spread from the rootball
I already did all this before planting. The plant is at the front of 1 of my raised beds which isnt getting much sun now but gets plenty in the Spring and Summer
They should be fine in an unheated greenhouse over Winter though I'm not 100% certain.
Someone else may well be able to clarify this.
It has finished flowering. Just a couple of flowers left that look a bit tatty
I've never grown them either so I have no idea how large they get :P
I'm sure someone else will come along that knows better than I do :P