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Non-blooming daffodils


I dug up bulbs last fall and replanted them in a different full sun location. The leaves are up and a healthy green but no flowers. I sprinkled dried eggs shells into the soil at planting time. Why aren’t they blooming? - Marilyn -


  1. 2 years ago

    There are a couple of reasons the daffodils might not be blooming. Most probably they did not completely rejuvenate, and may need another year to produce a flower bud. Be sure to let the foliage die back naturally, and do not bundle or tie it up. Fertilize now with a balanced fertilizer.

    Did you plant them at the correct depth? 6-8 inches. If planted too deep, they may not bloom.

    In the last analysis, be patient.

    Carole Johnson County Extension Master Gardener

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