Hyacinth
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hyacinth bulbs

Zone 90291 | Anonymous added on February 10, 2019 | Answered

I was given a hyacinth bulb in water. The bloom is over but there are still leaves. Can I plant in soil, either directly in the garden or in a pot? if so when? I ahve searched on line and have gotten several answers. I live in So California.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on February 11, 2019

You can plant them, you will just want to do this before it gets hot. They really like a dormancy period after each year, so they won't do as well in your area, but you can do this yourself using your refrigerator to simulate a winter.

Here are three articles that will help:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/hyacinth/care-for-hyacinth-houseplants.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/hyacinth/planting-and-care-of-hyacinths.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/grape-hyacinth/growing-grape-hyacinth-indoors-forcing-grape-hyacinth-over-winter.htm

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