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Eric Vinje

Shirley –

This fall we recommend digging up the corms and dusting them with diatomaceous earth prior to storage. Corms should be placed in paper bags and stored in a cool, dry place. Some references suggest storing corms at 35-45˚F to kill thrips. Do NOT freeze.

There are no recommendations available for using Monterey Garden Spray on bulbs. However, you may want to try mixing the spray according to the directions and soaking corms for an hour or two. Allow corms to dry prior to storing.

If possible, plant corms in a different location from season to season. This helps prevent many “glad” problems. I’ve included a link that should help.


Good luck!