Narcissus Crop Walkers’ Guide

Narcissus growers can encounter a range of problems that can impact on both the quality and yield of flowers and bulbs unless they are identified and dealt with. Often, such problems are linked to pests and diseases, but a range of physiological and cultural disorders may also be encountered, including:

  • The large narcissus fly
  • Nematodes
  • Basal rot
  • White mould
  • Daffodil rust, and many others

Use this guide to walk and monitor your crop, and help you identify the problem if you encounter symtpoms.

This information was last updated in 2019.

Useful links

Read our Narcissus manual

Research project: Integrated control of bulb-scale mite in narcissus

Research project: Narcissus: Chlorine dioxide - a potential biocide for use in hot-water treatment and cold dips

Watch our webinar on using chlorine dioxide in hot water treatment for narcissus

Download the poster to accompany the crop walkers guide