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By Trudyb

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can I lift my daffodil bulbs in May to replant in Autumn

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Personally, I would leave them in the ground, they will grow next year anyway.

9 May, 2010


I leave mine in the ground, but if you want to lift them wait until 6 weeks after they have finished flowering, or you risk very few flowers next year. Also dont forget to feed them

9 May, 2010


Some people do lift them to plant bedding plants but I don't see the necessity for this. If you do lift them I would not do it before June.

9 May, 2010


And feed with half strength liquid tomato food once a week.

9 May, 2010


Do you feed before lifting?

2 Jun, 2013


Yes, but it is probably too late to feed this year now as you do when the leaves are still green. That said a lot of our daffodils do still have green leaves.

2 Jun, 2013


Thanks,I am going to lift some of my bulbs and replant them once I have cleaned and separated them, so wasn't sure if I was the feed them when replanted.

However,I too have some daffodils with green leaves so I can feed them now.

Thanks again.

2 Jun, 2013


You are welcome Helen

2 Jun, 2013

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