Freesia Plants
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Freesia Bulbs

Zone home | mumof4 added on December 31, 2011 | Answered

I have dug up my freesia bulbs and separated them. Is there a powder that I could or should apply to protect them from disease when in storage? Thanks.

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Heather
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Answered on December 31, 2011

Some people like to dust their stored bulbs with an anti-fungal powder. This is normally available at garden centers, though may be sold as a powder you put on plants like roses to keep them from getting black spot. This powder is fine for dusting your bulbs as well.

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