When can I transplant Colchicum?
Correspondingly, how do you grow Colchicum?
Grow colchicum bulbs purchased from the local garden center in late summer in well-drained soil in full to part sun. The sunnier the location for colchicums, the less likely they will flop over when flowering. Amend the soil well with compost. Plant bulbs 4 to 6 inches deep spaced 6 to 12 inches apart.
Beside above, how do you transplant crocus bulbs? When possible, transplant your crocus bulbs in fall about six weeks before the first expected frost. Loosen the soil around the crocus with a handheld cultivating fork. Slide a trowel under the corms and lift them from the soil. Brush the excess soil off the corms and inspect them.
Likewise, when can you transplant fall crocus?
How to Grow Fall Flowering Crocus
- Light: Fall flowering crocus bloom best in full sun.
- Soil: Fall flowering crocus grow best in well-drained, silty soil.
- Spacing: Space small varieties of fall flowering crocus bulbs (corms) 3 inches apart.
- Planting: Plant fall flowering crocus bulbs (corms) in late summer or early fall.
Are spring crocus poisonous to humans?
Spring crocus plants are part of the Iridaceae family. These ingestions can cause general gastrointestinal upset including drooling, vomiting and diarrhea. These should not be mistaken for Autumn Crocus, part of the Liliaceae family, which contains a toxic alkaloid called colchicine.