Flowers - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by stephanie353
February 24, 2010
Can I plant tulips in the winter?

Answer from NGA
February 24, 2010


Tulip bulbs should be planted in the fall so they can experience 14-16 weeks of cold weather. If planted in the fall they will bloom in the early spring. Planting them in winter will not give them enough of a cold treatment to encourage flowering.

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