Daffodils Didn’t Bloom This Year

Anonymous added on March 9, 2011 | Answered

What happened, and what do I do?

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Answered on March 10, 2011

Do you live in a warm region? In warmer areas, sometimes spring bulbs, like daffodils, do not get enough cold temperatures to be able to form a bud. They need 6-8 weeks of temps below 40F in order to form a bud and then flower in the spring. It may be that this year they did not get enough cold weather. Here is more information:

If you feel this is not the case, the other possibility is that the ground is lacking phosphorus. Without phosphorus, the bulbs cannot form a bud as well. Here is more information on that:

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