Re: grape hyacinths

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Posted by Sue on June 20, 2003 at 05:22:17:

In Reply to: Re: grape hyacinths posted by Newt on June 19, 2003 at 20:26:09:

I to live in Wisc. some zone.
What do I do with those seeds?
How do I store them, plant them to make more????
Thanks Newt for your great advice!
Sue


: : I live in southeastern Wisconsin (Zone 5), and my grape hyacinths are done blooming and looking very shabby. The leaves are turning brown and have what look like seed pods on the end of them. Can I mow them down or do I have to leave them all summer? Thanks


: Hi Karen,
: Yup, those are seeds. If you like, pull any yellowed or brown leaves. It's best to leave the green ones until they yellow as the leaves make food for the bulbs for next years blooms.

: Newt


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