Gladiolus
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Can you plant glads indoors then transplant outdoors

Zone Raleigh,NC zone 8 or 9 | amparrish added on March 3, 2015 | Answered

I have a problems w/squirrels eating my bulbs shortly after planting. Can I start them inside then transplant after they have a little size on them?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 3, 2015

Yes, you sure can start your gladiolas in pots indoors. Start your corms about 4 weeks before the last frost.
I have done this many times myself, since I live in Zone 4.

Here is a great article to help you get started.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/gladiola/start-gladiolas-early.htm

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