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after potted hyacinth stems have been cut off and leaves begin to yellow, do I wait until all the leaves turn completely yellow an

Zone Ottawa,Ontario, Canada | Chcharron added on April 15, 2018 | Answered

d then cut them off? And what do I do with the potted bulbs? Do I continue to water them before planting in the ground this spri ng?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on April 16, 2018

Yes, you will want to wait until the growth is almost completely dead before cutting off. After this, you will not want to water them until they have gone through a dormancy period of a month or two. This article will give you more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/hyacinth/curing-hyacinth-bulbs.htm

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