stone mulch for bulbs - Knowledgebase Question

menomonee falls, Wi
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Question by drpurity1
September 5, 2010
will tulips grow up thru a
stone mulch ?

Answer from NGA
September 5, 2010
As long as the layer of stone isn't too thick, the tulip foliage will grow up through it. Try just an inch of stone mulch in the area where your tulips are planted. A thicker layer may become too compacted and can prevent the foliage from penetrating the mulch.

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