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Why are my bulbs not flowering?

Submitted: 05:04PM, 14 Nov 2014
Answer: There are many reasons why bulbs fail to flower, but often it is caused by what has happened the previous season or because natural offsets are not mature enough to flower.

If the foliage has been cut off prematurely the previous season the bulb will not have been about to produce enough food to help promote the following year’s bloom.

Insufficient food, sunlight or the lack of water while the foliage is still green may also result in failure.

Overcrowding or congested clumps where one bulb is growing on top of another means there may be poor development of the individual bulb.

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