Edible Dahlia Bulbs

Dahlia bulbs have a surprising variety of flavors, and their big, beautiful blooms brighten gardens.



Dahlia bulbs
Although their appearance is unremarkable, dahlia bulbs can have a striking range of flavors.
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dahlia flower
The ornamental value of dahlia flowers has long been recognized, but their edible tubers also make them an excellent addition to kitchen gardens.
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Dahlia seedling
Start dahlia seedlings in January in flats of warm, moist potting soil.
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Dahlia salad
Dahlias are nice in fruit salads, especially with apples. Here they are paired with carrots and green beans.
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Dahlia seed pods
Choose the plumpest seed pods to get the maximum number of seeds.
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