Bulb (General) Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Average garden soil with excellent drainage.
Sun or partial shade.
Can be frost tolerant, depending on species.
Most bulbs appreciate a top-dressing of rich compost in spring or early summer, after new growth appears.
Single Plants: 20cm (7") each way (minimum)
Rows: 20cm (7") with 20cm (7") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Plant direct into the soil in spring or autumn depending on type.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Bulbs will regrow to bloom each year. Choose bulbs that will attract beneficial insects such as bees. You can add a variety of this bulb to specify the type and also any specific spacing or planting requirements.
Many bulbs can be harvested as cut flowers. Make a clean cut on the stem with a sharp knife or pruners. As the flowers fade in the garden, trim them off with scissors or secateurs.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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