Q.Digging Up And Replanting Bulbs
When do I dig up my daffodil, freesia and tulip bulbs for storing, and when do I replant? Tsitsikamma area.
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Tulips need a period of cold weather to perform best. They are not considered suitable for warm climates. However, you can treat them as annuals and let them bloom once. To achieve the cooling period, store them in a refrigerator for 2 to 4 months before planting. Here is more:
Daffodils don't need to be dug up. They should return.
Freesias aren't usually dug up as they are inexpensive to buy.