Tips for Storing Your Canna Bulbs Over the Winter

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How do I store canna bulbs?

Tips for Storing Your Canna Bulbs Over the Winter

When digging up your canna bulbs for winter storage, you should leave as much soil around the roots as possible. Allow the bulbs to sit a few days out of direct sunlight, then put the entire clump into a large paper bag. Any bare roots that are showing should be covered with dampened peat moss. Close the bag and store in a cool area. However, do not put store them in an area where your bulbs may freeze. By spring, you will notice that your clump is starting to sprout.



10/10/2007 7:48:29 AM
Deborah said:

Question - OSU extension says to wash off the bulbs before storing - so do you wash or not? Also - do you seal the plastic bag? I am worried about the bulbs rotting.

10/31/2007 7:23:58 AM
Jerry said:

Thanks, it answeres my questions.

10/14/2010 6:08:41 AM
dave said:

do you let the foliage die back then lift the bulbs


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