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Bit late with my dahlia. Today I found a forgotten dahlia in a pot in the shed. There are yellow shoots about 3 inches high. Should I cut them off?




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I would just plant it outside either in a pot or in a border, see what happens. I left mine in the ground this year due to mild winter and they are just sprouting now.

27 May, 2020

 

bring it into the light and it will green up in a few days. then treat like all your others.

27 May, 2020

 

Likewise, Amsterdam...three tubers I left in the border well munched...like you,they are now sprouting.

27 May, 2020

 

I have a couple in the ground, that I buried a good 6-10 inches deep. they come back every year.

28 May, 2020

 

Thanks everyone. I would like to plant some in the ground and it's a mild area of the country, but protecting from slugs is hard enough in pots. I use copper tape round the pots which works well.I
think I'll try some in the ground this year.

28 May, 2020

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