Answer: Very few folks grow tulip from seed, it is an intense project. Seed from tulip is harvested from seed capsules (pods) after the bloom and the foliage have withered and browned. Seeds can be sown in February in a cold frame using light, sandy soil. Seedlings will appear in March-April. It is very important to leave the seedlings where they are given adequate winter protection until the following autumn (18 months after sowing). Seedlings may then be planted outside the cold frame in rich, light soil. Do not expect flowers until the plant is 4-6 years old.
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