|WHAT ARE THE POD LIKE GROWTH AT THE TOP OF TULIPS THAT APPEAR AFTER THE FLOWERS HAVE BLOOMED. THESE POD LIKE GROWTH HAVE SOMETHING INSIDE THAT APPEAR TO BE PEAS. ARE THESE THEY REPROUCING PRODUCT; IF SO, HOW DO YOU GO ABOUT IT? THANK YOU
|Answer from NGA
June 18, 2010
|Your tulips are developing seed pods. The seeds will ripen and when they do the seed pod will turn a tannish brown and begin to crack open. When it does, collect the seeds and plant them in your garden. The seeds won't begin to germinate until next spring - they need 3 months of cold temperatures in order to break dormancy. So, collect and plant them in your garden as they mature and look for them to sprout next spring.
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