TULIPS

I have just received my bulbs and wonder why I can't plant tulips now with the others and why I should wait until October to plant them .

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  • chickychicky SurreyPosts: 7,199
    Because tulips are more susceptible to the tulip fire virus if the are in the ground in the warmer autumn months - i have always been told to wait til november. Store them somewhere cool and dry til then, and make sure they are not in a plastic bag or they are likely to rot. A paper bag or mesh sack is best.
    The Stone Age didn’t end because they ran out of stones ......
  • XX Posts: 707

    Wait till November CLER. image

  • I was always told to plant them while the soil warm in oct and not after dec.

  • oh heck, I planted mine todayimage

  • thats ok,I have too! and they will come up.what they dont like is soggy soil.

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