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after forcing tulip bulbs indoors can they be transplanted outdoors

Zone ? | redlilac56 added on January 16, 2012 | Answered

After forcing tulip bulbs indoors, can they be transplanted outdoors in the springtime, and what month is best? I live in southern Colorado.

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Nikki
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Answered on January 17, 2012

Yes, you can. Since these plants are accustomed to cooler temps, I would do so as soon as the ground is workable enough, though hold off until freezing weather has passed in your area. These articles should help you with that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/bgen/how-to-plant-a-flower-bulb-in-your-garden-after-winter-forcing.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tulips/tulips-care-and-tulip-planting-tips.htm

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