Dahlia tubers

Daniela Cesario asked 6 years ago

I have just bought a couple of dahlias to plant in a pot but I wonder if it is still too cold to leave them outside? Should I wait to plant or could I keep the vase inside? I don’t have a green house only a shed where there is no sunlight but could I keep inside my house I actually have a small space.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Dahlia tubers can be started off in suitable pots and planted out at the end of May, Carlow is a relatively cold area and there is still a danger at the end of May, so they might need to stay under cover into June.

Starting the tubers in mid-February means that you need a place to keep them frost-free, bright and sunny and watered and fed with liquid feed.