i read some place on the net that one should nto water the tulips in
the summer months. is that correct?
"Do Not Water
Do not water tulips during the hot summer months. They are genetically
used to hot, dry summers and cool wet springs. If you irrigate them,
you may cause them to rot. "
at this point should i just let the petals fall, and then cut the step
at the base of the slower or should i cut the flowering stack at the
base leaving the leaves to go yellow?
> used to hot, dry summers and cool wet springs. If you irrigate them,
> you may cause them to rot. "
> at the base of the slower or should i cut the flowering stack at the
> base leaving the leaves to go yellow?
Once the petals have dropped, you cut off the stems to the point at
which the the leaves start, and allow them to dry off naturally.
Eventually, when the stem and leaves are dry and brown, you can pull
thanks for the reply,
so i should not water them any more
and let the petals drop naturally, this year the flowers are blooming
for around 3 weeks, some of the leaves have already started yellowing
without the petals having fallen, should i cut the stem (say 2 inches
below the flower) right away?
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