Tulips
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Tulip bulbs

Zone 06096 | manning-ken-barb@att.net added on March 9, 2018 | Answered

Do I have to dig up tulip bulbs after they flower in the spring? Is it true that I should cut the flower to help create a stronger bulb?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on March 9, 2018

This only depends on your USDA zone. They can survive most places in the US without digging them up. I would also leave the flower until after it is done and wilted. This will help to not disrupt its natural cycle. This article will give you more information on growing tulips: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tulips/tulips-care-and-tulip-planting-tips.htm

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