The plan was to plant daffodil bulbs in the fall but torrential rain followed by a cold snap has left the bulbs unplanted. The question now is how late can you plant daffodil bulbs? If you plant them in winter, even though it is late, do you end up with late blooming daffodils or daffodils that are not flowering? Read on to learn about daffodil bloom time and when to plant daffodils. When to Plant Daffodils? Daffodils are supposed to be planted in the fall. There are two reasons for this. The first is that spring flowering bulbs need a chilling period of about 10 to 13 weeks at temperatures below 40 degrees F. (4 C.) for blooming to commence. The other reason is the bulbs need time to grow roots that will support the growth of foliage and flowers. What happens if the above scenario occurs? Should you still […]
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