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I bought some Cyclamen coum pots that were a bargain in the GC today - care instructions I've found say mulch in spring and a sprinkling of bonemeal in autumn.
As these plants are just about finished - they are still covered in flowers but just look sad. Should I give them some bonemeal when I plant or leave that out for now?



Scottish, I think that the instructions are a bit ott. Yes, give them a bit of bonemeal when you plant them out but ours don't get anything in the garden. I wouldn't mulch them at all but leave the corms at surface level.

17 Mar, 2013


Never fed ours in 18 years and they are now lawn weeds.

17 Mar, 2013


Never fed any of the various Cyclamen I have ever grown.

My preferred method is, - let 'em get on with it.

Tough little fellas is cyclamen. Don't plant 'em deep though.

Let the ants spread the seeds.

18 Mar, 2013


Thanks. I'm glad I asked now. I remember reading on here that they should not be planted deep and I wondered why mulch if that was the case
The plant label people really need to employ GOYers!

18 Mar, 2013

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