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  1. Can I dig up tuberose tubers and bring in before they turn yellow?
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Asked by patsew on November 7, 2014
Can I Dig Up Tuberose Tubers and Bring in Before They Turn Yellow?

My tuberose just started sending up bloom stalks, but the temp is going down to low 30 and upper 20. The leaves have not turned yellow yet. I don’t have the room to put in sunny window, and don’t know what to do.

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theficuswrangler

Why don't you try digging it up and putting it into a pot so you can bring it in for the night, and set it back outside in the morning when it warms up a bit. Make it a large pot so you can include lots of roots. When it finishes blooming and starts to turn yellow, you can store the tubers as usual. More tuberose info here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tuberose/tuberose-plant-info.htm

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Asked by katcorby on July 20, 2016
Tuberose

Every year I pray my tuberoses won’t pull the ole bud drop. I have 14 pots of tubers and sometimes they don’t even bloom. They just turn brown and fall. They are about 14 inches right now with buds but not looking too good – tiny buds this year and some are fat buds. What can I do to increase the flowering and lessen browning and bud drop? I have only had them for 2 yrs and I live on the east coast in Florida with lots of humidity. I’m ready for the stakes because they actually droop over almost in half. Is there anything I should know about a specific way to stake them, like what to use or what not to use? I’m scared to even touch them. I know they need a good fertilizing right now. Was it ok that I used a tab of epsom salt to gallon of water on them like I do my plumerias? It’s very hard to find good info on these bulbs *(plants). Please help.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert

This article will refresh you on the care requirements.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tuberose/tuberose-plant-info.htm

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Asked by Anonymous on August 21, 2016
Tuberose in Conservatory

Have planted several tuberose in pots in conservatory. They are currently flowering (amazing scent at night). Cannot find info about aftercare once flowers are gone. Can I just cut them down in the hope they will rebloom in the winter or do I store in dry shed and replant early spring again? Any help appreciated

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert

I'm sure the smell is wonderful from several Tuberose plants blooming.
Here is a link with care information and how to store bulbs after they are done blooming.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tuberose/tuberose-plant-info.htm

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Asked by Anonymous on October 6, 2017
Polianthes

2×4 in long 6 inch deep pots.
Plenty of leaf, but no flowers.
Thinking of taking out and planting in sheltered spot in garden.
why did they not flower ?

Brian

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert

This article will help you identify possible reasons they did not flower:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/plant-not-blooming.htm

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