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Q.Fall bulb planting

Zone Old Lyme | Nancycolombo added on November 8, 2016 | Answered

About a week ago I planted crocus and they are coming up! Will they come up in spring again? What did I do wrong?

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Answered on November 9, 2016

There are crocus varieties that come up in fall. If you don't have one of these varieties, it could be caused by planting the bulbs too shallowly or by unusual weather. See this article for help:


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Answered on November 9, 2016

Planting of your Crocus corms should take place approx 6 to 8 weeks before your first frost and when the ground temperatures are below 60 degrees.
Crocus should be planted 3 to 4 inches deep.

There is little to be done with the plants at this point.

Here is a link with more information.


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