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How To Get Tulip Bulbs

The tulip is a bulbous plant with many varieties. The most popular variety is the Tulipa gesneriana, which is commonly known as the common tulip. This variety has a red flower with a yellow center.

How To Get Tulip Bulbs

Here is the complete process explained in detail on how to get tulip bulbs:

Step 1:

1. Dig up the tulip bulbs in fall after the foliage has died back.
Use a garden fork to loosen the soil around the bulbs and then pull them out carefully by hand.

Step 2:

2. Remove any damaged or diseased bulbs, then wash the remaining ones thoroughly under running water.

Step 3:

3. Let the bulbs dry in a cool, well-ventilated area for several weeks before storing them in peat moss or sand in a cool, dark place.

Step 4:

4. Divide each bulb into two or more pieces using a sharp knife or pruning shears. If you have very large bulbs that are too big to divide easily, you can cut them into smaller sections with a saw first, but make sure each section still has at least one eye (the small bulge where roots will eventually form).

Step 5:

5. Replant your tulip bulb pieces immediately after dividing them; otherwise they may dry out and die before spring arrives! Plant them about 4 inches deep and 12 inches apart for large varieties like ‘Queen of the Night’ or 6 inches deep and 18 inches apart for smaller varieties like ‘Mermaid’.

Step 6:

6. Water your newly planted tulip bulbs well once they’re in the ground and mulch them lightly with straw or pine needles to keep moisture in the soil around their roots until they sprout next spring!

Tips for How To Get Tulip Bulbs

Here are 5 things to take care of with respect to how to get tulip bulbs:

1. Choose tulip bulbs that are firm and don’t have any soft spots or mold on them. You can also check the stems of your tulip bulbs to make sure they aren’t rotten, which would mean that the bulb is too.

2. Make sure you have a pot with drainage holes in it. Put some soil in the bottom of your pot and then place your tulip bulbs on top of the soil and cover them with more soil.

3. Keep your tulip bulbs in a cool, dark place until you are ready to plant them outside (in the spring). Don’t leave them outside during the winter because they will freeze!

4. When you plant your tulips, make sure the pointed end faces up (this is called “pointing up”). Plant them so that their tops are just above ground level, but not too deep either! If they are planted too deep, they won’t grow properly because their roots will rot.

5. Water your tulips regularly so that their roots stay moist as they grow! Be careful not to over-water though! Tulips like to be watered once a week and should never be left sitting in water for an extended period of time because this can cause their roots to rot and die!

Interesting Facts About Tulips

Here are 5 things you should know about tulips:

1. Tulips are considered a perennial bulb and can be planted in the fall or early spring, depending on your location; they prefer full sun and well-drained soil. Plant bulbs 4-6 inches deep with the pointed end up and 2-3 inches apart from each other.

2. They are not frost tolerant so it is best to plant them after the last frost of spring has passed in your area, unless you live in a warmer climate. In colder climates, tulips can be planted in pots that are placed inside when temperatures drop below freezing.

3. They grow best if they receive at least six hours of sunlight each day but avoid direct sunlight as this will cause leggy growth and yellowing leaves; they also need water but do not over water them as this will cause bulbs to rot.

4. Tulips come in all different colors including red, pink, purple, orange and yellow; there are also many varieties of these colors such as striped or multi-colored petals; some even have double blooms! There are also different shapes like trumpets, cups and fringed petals which add to their beauty!


We are happy to take pre-orders for the 2017 tulip bulbs.

Number of bulbs you wish to purchase (minimum order is 10) and the variety you would like. The cost per bulb is $2.00 each. We will have a limited quantity of various colors available in 2017.

If you are interested in purchasing more than 50 bulbs, please contact us directly so we can create a custom quote for you based on your specific needs. You may also place an order via our website using the above link. Tulip orders must be placed by February 28th, 2017 to ensure that they are ready for delivery in late April/early May 2017.

Yes, you can regrow tulip bulbs. You will need to plant the bulb in a shallow pot with some soil and keep it in a warm area. Over time, the bulb will grow new shoots and flowers.

Can I regrow hyacinth bulbs?

Yes, you can regrow hyacinth bulbs. You will need to plant the bulb in a shallow pot with some soil and keep it in a warm area. Over time, the bulb will grow new shoots and flowers.

Can I regrow daffodil bulbs?

Yes, you can regrow daffodil bulbs. You will need to plant the bulb in a shallow pot with some soil and keep it in a warm area. Over time, the bulb will grow new shoots and flowers.

How do I get rid of aphids on my houseplants?

Aphids are small insects that suck sap from plants. They are generally found on plants that are weak or stressed for other reasons such as poor light or over-watering. If your plant is growing well but has aphids on it then try spraying them off with water from your hose (be careful not to spray too hard). If this doesn’t work then use insecticidal soap to kill them off – see our article How To Get Rid Of Aphids for more info about aphids and how to get rid of them naturally without using harsh chemicals which could harm your plants or pets!

No, tulip bulbs do not multiply. They can be multiplied by growing new plants from the seeds of the flowers.

What is the best time to plant tulip bulbs?

The best time to plant tulip bulbs is in autumn. This is when they are dormant and it will give them enough time to grow before spring arrives.

Tulips are easy to save and grow from bulbs. You can plant them in the fall, or you can store them over winter and replant in the spring.

Fall planting is a great option if you want to see flowers next year, but it’s not so great if you want to enjoy tulips this year.

Spring planting is a better option for those who want to see flowers this year because it takes about 6 weeks for tulip bulbs to bloom after being planted.

If you plant your tulip bulbs in the fall, make sure they get plenty of water during their dormancy period (usually late summer through early spring). This will help them sprout when warmer weather arrives.

How do I store my tulip bulbs?

You can store your tulip bulbs by keeping them in a dark place with dry conditions. Keep them away from heat sources as well as cold temperatures that could cause damage or rotting. A garage or shed are good options for storing your tulip bulbs until they’re ready to be planted in the spring. If possible, keep your stored bulbs at a temperature between 40-50 degrees Fahrenheit (4-10 Celsius).