[NAFEX] daffodils and fruit trees

Thomas Olenio tolenio at sentex.net
Wed Apr 12 07:41:23 EDT 2006


Hi,

Are you talking about a mulched flower bed beneath a tree?

I would bet a well maintained, mulched flower bed would be a fraction of  
the competition of turf grass growing right up to the trunk.

Tom

On Wed, 12 Apr 2006 07:38:46 -0400, <list at ginda.us> wrote:

> Has anyone planted daffodils or other bulbs under fruit trees?
> Daffodils do most of their business before the trees come into leaf,
> so the shade shouldn't be much of a problem.  But how badly do the
> daffodils compete with the trees for nutrients, and water?  I'm
> thinking of putting in some daffodils under my little apricot.
>
> Thanks,
> Ginda
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