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Caring for Tulips After Blooming

I recently obtained a few potted tulips. I would like to know if I need to trim, and if so, when and how far down the plant in order to keep my tulips for next year. I’m in Florida, so I need to know how to preserve my bulbs too.


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#1 Comment By Nikki On 01/24/2011 @ 8:17 am

You should not trim the leaves. This is how the bulbs build up energy for next year. Once the leaves go yellow on their own, you will need to pre-chill them to get them to bloom for next year. This article has information: [1]


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