Dahlias
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dalhia bulbs

Zone tulare ca. 93274 | loupegrib1500 added on January 15, 2017 | Answered

I dug up dahlia bulbs and found big holes in each bulb. Can you tell me what bug is eating the bulbs? Thank you for the info.

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Alisma
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Answered on January 16, 2017

Mammals, such as voles, mice, or rabbits, may be eating your dahlias, especially since you've found large holes in the bulbs. Many mammals find dahlia bulbs tasty. Here is an article that might help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/bgen/protect-flower-bulbs.htm

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