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Small Dahlia Tubers

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 16:37

Im letting them dry first then gonna wrap them up in newspaper. I'll then stick them in the cupboard under the sink in the unheated downstairs loo which can get very chilly in Winter :P

What's for Tea ....... mr fox

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 15:45

A lovely hot and spicy curry that gets the sinuses going!


Soggy Polyanthus

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 15:42

If any of the leaves have gone mushy they are not producing food for the plant so I would cut them off.

They should produce new leaves

Small Dahlia Tubers

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 15:10

and they all have a piece of stem each

Small Dahlia Tubers

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 15:09

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

Small Dahlia Tubers

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 14:24

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?


Lifting and storage of dahlias

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 10:20

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

Aster novi-belgii 'Bahamas'

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 09:59

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

Aster novi-belgii 'Bahamas'

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 09:24

Thanks for the advice guys

I will go and see what I can do with it before the thunderstorms arrive! :P

Aster novi-belgii 'Bahamas'

Posted: 19/10/2013 at 09:18

But I will check to make sure the roots have started to spread from the rootball

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