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Plant tulips in pots

Plant tulips in pots

The tulip It is a beautiful plant that can be used to decorate any corner, either accompanied by other flowers, shrubbery or by itself, because beauty is something that is not lacking.

buy those bulbs cultivable in areas with the same climate as the one in which you live, since it is not the same to grow plants originating in Argentina than in the Netherlands, for example. Make sure that they come protected in a bag that allows them to breathe, that they are not dry or with fungi and above all that they are of a reasonable size, since the development of the future plant will depend on it.

Tulips need to be in light soils, which retain moisture but do not have excess water that could drown and rot the bulbs, and in semi-shaded spaces, especially at first.

Once you have decided the best place for your plantation You must prepare the base of the pot with a fairly soft soil with a minimum depth of 25 centimeters for the perfect development of the plant. You should plant the bulbs about 15 centimeters deep with the point up, and if you are going to plant several you should keep them with a separation of about 5-10 centimeters between them.

When the plant has reached 8 centimeters (and if you can see the ‘button’ of the tuber) it is a good time to move it to a new, warmer room where more sunlight reaches.


Despite its fragile and sophisticated imagetulips are very resistant plants that withstand low temperatures and wind very well, so we should not be especially careful in this regard, nor should we be with their maintenance: it will suffice to check that it is maintained forever wet Y nourishedalthough it is not necessary that we use fertilizers if the bulbs are of good quality.

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