When digging up canna bulbs, are the stalks suppose to dry out completely? The foliage is dead but the stalk is very succulent.
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No, as long as the leaves are dead, you can dig them up. The stems will dry out eventually.
Cut the stalk back to 2 - 3", and proceed to dry and store as in these instruction: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/canna/storing-canna-bulbs.htm