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do bulbs self repair?

BluebaronBluebaron Posts: 226
Squirrels have been at my bulbs, they knocked or the inch or so growth. Ive replanted will they re-sprout?

Mostly daffs and tulips.

Thanks

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,391
    they'll carry on growing with shorter leaves. Muntjac eat the tips of my bluebells every year and they have flat ends to the leaves but otherwise the same
  • Papi JoPapi Jo Brittany, France Posts: 3,458
    I'm glad we don't have them muntjacs in France!
    You are invited to a virtual visit of my garden (in English or in French).
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,391
    Papi Jo said:
    I'm glad we don't have them muntjacs in France!
    I like them, we have a baby




  • RubytooRubytoo On the sofa, Southerly aspect.Posts: 1,287
    Ohhh nutcutlet, melted heart here. Do you know when it was born , how old it is?

    Sorry Bluebaron,  As long as the squirrels have not nibbled them or knocked more than the leaf tips off they should still flower. As nutcutlet said they should be fine.
    It is if they have damaged further down or eaten the core with the bud in that is not so good.
    If they are mostly okay and go on to flower just make sure you give them some feed and extra tlc after flowering if the leaves are damaged, to help them build back up.

  • BluebaronBluebaron Posts: 226
    Thanks everyone. Ive covered with chicken wire now will see in a few weeks what i get.
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,391
    @Rubytoo
    It first appeared on the trail camera 2 or 3 months ago, maybe a little longer, time flies by.
  • RubytooRubytoo On the sofa, Southerly aspect.Posts: 1,287
    Good luck then Bluebaron some pictures or update might be nice if you remember it will give others a comparison to look at.

    Nutcutlet thanks, that's lovely, then he/she wont get much bigger? Just lose that "baby" look :)

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,391
    Rubytoo said:
    Good luck then Bluebaron some pictures or update might be nice if you remember it will give others a comparison to look at.

    Nutcutlet thanks, that's lovely, then he/she wont get much bigger? Just lose that "baby" look :)


    he or she is considerably smaller than mum, they appear on videos together. If the site could take vids I'd post one.
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,925
    @nutcutlet  You could post your video on YouTube then put it on here. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • shazza 3shazza 3 Posts: 167
    OMG that's sooo cute   :)
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