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By Moatrat

Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom Gb

Not intending to take cuttings from my dahlia tubers and planting the tubers directly into containers do I cut about two thirds of the old tuber away before planting or leave whole



Hi, if you're not intending to propagate from them, leave them whole, and if necessary get larger containers, Derek.

28 Oct, 2014


Thanks for the dahlia advice


28 Oct, 2014


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28 Oct, 2014


Hi Moatrat, this is the right way, just have you've done here, Derek.

29 Oct, 2014


Get them out of the container, wash off all the soil, cut away the fine roots and dry them off. May not need to get a bigger container when the the soil has gone.
Once dry, store them in dry peat or compost over winter until March when they can be started off .

30 Oct, 2014

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