Tulips and Freeze Warning

Anonymous added on March 26, 2014 | Answered

Some of my tulips have bloomed, and we have a freeze warning tonight into the 20's. What should I do to keep my bloomed tulips? Do I cover them (what is best to use?), or cut them and bring them inside to enjoy them?

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Answered on March 26, 2014

As they have opened, the freeze can damage the blooms. You can try covering the tulips with a bedsheet. This is the best way to protect them from frost. I don't know how cold it will get there, but if you are still worried that it will get too cold, it may be best to cut them and enjoy them indoors.

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