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Q.My Paper Whites Come Up Every Year But Only A Few Blossoms Open The Rest Of The Brown Pods Don’t Open

Zone Albion,Me.04910 | John Stevens added on May 17, 2021 | Answered

what can I do to get them to open? I leave the bulbs in the ground year round.

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Answered on May 18, 2021

These are known for being a bit finicky at flowering. Giving them phosphorus and potassium can help with the bloom process, but it is no guarantee.

They can go as much as 3 years in between blooms, so there may not be much that you can do outside of proper care. These articles will help:



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