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1/2 price Dahlia's

TaskerTasker Posts: 29

Just noticed that my local GC has Dahlia tubers on sale at half price. is it worth buying them or is it too late?

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  • LorrainePLorraineP Posts: 218

    I had the same thought Tasker.  Unless anyone can tell you for certain you could always give them a go and whatever the result you will have them for next year and get them in early.  Not the answer you were looking for, but just a thought.  image

  • TaskerTasker Posts: 29

    Thanks LorraineP, tempted to give them a go, will mull that over some more!

  • Tropical SamTropical Sam Posts: 1,488

    If the tubers fell turgid and not soft like an old carrot then they should be ok. I would soak them in warm water for a few hours then pot up in a warm greenhouse and they should romp away.

  • TaskerTasker Posts: 29

    Thanks for your replies everyone, will pick some up at the weekend and give it a go.

  • treehugger80treehugger80 Posts: 1,923

    might be best to use them for cuttings for plants for next year, pot up in the greenhouse and take cuttings and then bin the tubers, you should get late flowers on the cuttings this year and lots of plant for next year!

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