Dahlias are restocked and on SALE !

Tubers vs Clumps

Most of the questions we get are about clumps. Why clumps? Our ‘mini-clumps’ have multiple small tubers attached to a tiny neck that hosts several dormant eyes. You can be sure that your tubers will have at least one but probably more than one eye. One plant will produce multiple stalks during the first growing year, increasing the productivity of your crop.

Planting Dahlia Tubers

You can plant the whole clump, no need to divide further. You could try splitting larger clumps into smaller sections, depending on the variety; some dahlias make larger tubers than others. We recommend leaving the clump intact for the first growing season. Before planting, make sure that any clipped or cut surfaces have completely healed over. Plant with the neck-part facing upward, just a few inches below the surface.

Seal of Quality Vermont Agency of Agriculture

Our dahlia clumps are imported from Holland and stored in Vermont at 42F and 80% humidity. They are not processed overseas or shipped in bulk. We handpick, label and package them here because we want to see each product before it goes out to you. We make sure tubers don’t dry out, freeze or get damaged during transportation.

Shipping tuber clumps is more expensive than shipping single tubers, because they are larger and heavier and take up more space and weight when shipping. We can fit about 10-12 tubers in a large USPS flat rate box, as opposed to 25-30 single tubers for the same size box.

All our tubers and bulbs are inspected twice a year by the VAAFM. Dahlias can be ordered from November through May, and will ship in the Spring.

Dahlia field

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