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Old bulbs

Discussion in 'NEW Gardeners !' started by Jharrity, Sep 9, 2018.

  1. Jharrity

    Jharrity Apprentice Gardener

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    I have recently come across a variety of bulbs that have been in a box since we moved house they are between 1 and 2 years old are they worth planting
     
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      Jiffy The Match is on Fire

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      If soft no, but if they're hard then plant them, you never now you may get one come up
       
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      Nothing ventured, nothing gained :noidea: It will do no harm to plant them, they won`t grow if they`re in the bin.
      :sign0016:to the forum @Jharrity it is good to see you here :)
       
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        Jharrity Apprentice Gardener

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        would it be worth trying to get them to germinate before planting, and if so how
         
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        I agree with Tetters - just plant them, you have nothing to lose. I wouldn't bother trying to get them to sprout - depending on the bulb type not a lot happens until the spring as they need a period of cold weather to trigger top growth.
         

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