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Storing indoor Hyacinth bulbs for next year.


 
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:02 pm    Post subject: Storing indoor Hyacinth bulbs for next year. Reply with quote

I have some gorgeous Hyacinth bulbs that I planted indoor in a pot late last year. They are sitting on the kitchen window sill. They are in the height of their bloom at the moment and I would love to keep them for next year. How long after they are finished flowering should I remove them from their pots and what is the best way to store them for next year?
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi, I would wait until they have died all the way back before taking from the pot. The outside will be dry and flaky. Then store in a brown paper bag in a shed or cool dark spot.
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