Curing Daffodil Bulbs: Guide To Digging And Storing Daffodil Bulbs

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Daffodil bulbs are extremely hardy bulbs that survive winters in the ground in all but the most punishing winters and hot summers. If you live north of USDA plant hardiness zone 3 or south of zone 7, it’s a good idea to store your daffodil bulbs during the off-season, a process also known as “curing.” Storage of daffodil bulbs is also a good idea if you want to replant the daffodils in a different location for the next blooming season. Read on to learn about curing daffodil bulbs and daffodil bulbs storage. Digging and Storing Daffodil Bulbs Remove the wilted blooms, then leave the daffodils alone until the foliage dies down and turns brown. Don’t rush; the green foliage absorbs sunlight, which provides energy the bulbs will use to create new blooms. Cut the wilted foliage at soil level, then lift

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