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A question about tulips

Gardening Reference » Gardening in 2006
by cinnamon on May 26, 2006 08:10 AM
Now that the tulip season is over, what do I do with the plant? Do I cut it down to the ground or do I let dry up?

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by Rosepetal on May 26, 2006 09:24 AM
No, [scaredy] do not cut them down.

Let the leaves dry down by themselves. Just plant something else around them to take up the empty space without flowers there.

If you cut them down before they're dried they won't bloom so well if at all next year. Believe me I tried that once. [tears]

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by TomR on May 29, 2006 01:37 PM
If they are not perennial tulips throw them out. They will not do as well next year. Replant new ones in the fall.

Tom

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