Growing tulips is easy. Tulips are spring flowering bulbs that should be
planted in late autumn.
Tulip bulbs are an excellent nutrient storage system
that need little care besides water. Tulips prefer a bed of sandy, slightly
alkaline soil with at least four hours of sunlight per day, but not direct
Today there are over 100 species of growing tulips and many hundreds of
hybrids, primarily due to the extensive breeding programs and tulip care
that began in the late sixteenth century.
Planting tulips is as simple as growing tulips. Bulbs should be spaced
depending on the effect you want to create. The only rule is that they
shouldn’t be close enough to touch each other. Planting depth is also easy
As a rule of thumb, plant tulip bulbs at a depth of two to
three times the height of the bulb. The most difficult part of planting
tulips is remembering to put them root side down and pointed side up!
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