How to Grow Dahlia from Seed. Add Charm to Your Garden -- No one can resist the beauty of dahlias. Dahlia is said to be the most artful flower, especially in the summer. As beautiful as their name suggest, dahlias have a showy, bright, and colorful bloom that will beautify your garden effortlessly. This plant is so easy to grow from seed. Find out in how to grow dahlias from seed. Add charm to your garden.

How to Grow Dahlia from Seed

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Growing dahlias from seed isn't difficult, but there a few things to keep in mind. First, ensure that the seeds are ripe and gray or dark brown. Second, germination of the seeds require high temperatures, followed by frost protection until planting. Third, it is recommended to plant in the garden after the last frost or start it indoors earlier.

In the Picture: Dahlia 'Nicholas'

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1. Make sure the soil is fertile, moist, and well-drained.

2. Sow the seeds 5 mm deep; if you sowing in spring or summer, you can plant in a sunny, sheltered location. 

3. Seedling will sprout in 10 to 14 days.

4. Mulch around the dahlia seedlings to keep weeds at by and the soil cool in the summer.

5. Avoid watering the seeds too much.

Fertilizer to make it bloom

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The dahlia flowers will appear about 3 to 4 months after germination. When the buds appear, you may need to apply liquid fertilizer. Some people will place stakes in the stems to protect them from wind that will make the buds fall off. Dahlias grown from seed will produce tubers. These tubers can be separated and produce identical flowers as is.

Water requirement


Healthy and mature dahlias are quite drought-resistant. However, you need to keep them well-watered for the best performance throughout the flowering season. If you are hand-watering, water the dahlias deeply once or twice a week. During warm and dry summers, it will probably need more water supply.

Why are my dahlias not blooming?

@Swan Island Dahlia

Dahlias are loved for their showy flowers with its stacked petals. It is unfortunate if dahlias do not flower. The most reasons for this is the lack of ideal watering. All types of dahlias require plenty of water and moist soil. Dry soil, a lack of water, and over-fertilizing will keep dahlias from blooming.

Gardening with dahlias


Dahlia will add charm to your garden. The beautiful blooms will be the showstopper there. Use dahlias as a focal point in your garden. You can also use it as a border garden, garden bed, or even pick the flowers and put them in a vase for a beautiful indoor decoration.

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