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Carlton

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šŸ“¦ Quantity per Package: 5 Bulbs

Specifications
ā˜€ļø Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
šŸŒ· Height: 16-18"
šŸŒø Blooming Period: Mid Spring/Late Spring
šŸŒ± Bulb Size: 14/16
ā†” Planting Distance: 5-6"
ā†• Planting Depth: 6"
šŸ“ Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-8
šŸ¦Œ Deer Resistant: Yes
šŸ’ Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 7-10
Carlton

About Carlton

Experience the vibrant beauty of the Daffodil Carlton, a stunning addition to any garden. With its large, golden-yellow blooms and graceful, trumpet-shaped flowers, this variety is sure to captivate your senses.

  • Large, golden-yellow blooms
  • Elegant trumpet-shaped flowers
  • Vibrant and eye-catching
  • Hardy and long-lasting
  • Perfect for borders, containers, and cut flower arrangements

How to plant and take care of Carlton

  • Choose a sunny or partially shaded location for planting
  • Plant bulbs in the fall, about 4-6 inches deep and 4-6 inches apart
  • Ensure well-drained soil to prevent waterlogging
  • Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist but not waterlogged during the growing season
  • Apply a balanced fertilizer in early spring and again after flowering
  • Remove faded flowers to encourage more blooms and prevent seed formation
  • Allow the foliage to die back naturally before removing it
  • Protect bulbs from excessive moisture during the dormant period

Frequently Asked Questions

Daffodil Carlton bulbs do not require daily watering. These hardy perennials are known for their ability to tolerate drier conditions. Overwatering can actually be detrimental to the bulbs, causing them to rot. It is best to water Daffodil Carlton bulbs when the top inch of the soil feels dry. Providing them with a deep watering once a week, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings, is generally sufficient. However, it's important to monitor the moisture levels and adjust watering accordingly based on weather conditions and the specific needs of the plants.

Daffodil Carlton bulbs can thrive both in pots and in the ground, but each option has its considerations. Planting the bulbs directly in the ground provides them with more space to grow and develop a strong root system. This allows them to naturalize and multiply over time. Pots, on the other hand, offer more flexibility in terms of mobility and control over soil conditions. They are ideal for gardeners with limited space or those who want to showcase the flowers in specific areas. When planting in pots, ensure they have good drainage and use a well-draining potting mix. Regular monitoring of moisture levels is important to prevent waterlogging.

In general, Daffodil Carlton does not require staking. This variety tends to have strong, sturdy stems that can support the weight of the flowers. However, there may be exceptions depending on factors such as soil fertility, wind exposure, or if the plants are overcrowded. If you notice that the stems are bending or leaning excessively, or if your area experiences strong winds, staking can provide additional support. Use stakes or bamboo canes placed alongside the stems and gently secure them with soft twine or plant ties. Take care not to tie the plants too tightly to avoid damage.

Daffodil Carlton is considered deer resistant. Deer tend to avoid daffodils due to their toxic compounds, including alkaloids, which make them unpalatable to deer and other wildlife. While no plant can be entirely deer-proof, daffodils, including the Carlton variety, are generally left untouched by deer browsing. This makes them a reliable choice for gardeners seeking deer-resistant options. However, it's important to note that if deer populations are particularly high or food sources are limited, they may still occasionally nibble on daffodil foliage or flowers.

Daffodil Carlton bulbs thrive when planted in a location that provides them with full to partial sunlight. Ideally, they should receive at least six hours of direct sunlight per day. The soil should be well-draining to prevent waterlogging and avoid bulb rot. Daffodil Carlton bulbs prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil pH levels, around 6.0 to 7.0. They can adapt to various soil types, including sandy or loamy soils, as long as the drainage is adequate. When selecting a planting site, consider areas with good air circulation to help prevent disease and minimize humidity. Daffodils also look beautiful when planted in groups or along borders, providing a vibrant display in early spring.

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