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What To Do With Potted Tulips After They Bloom

After potted tulips have finished blooming, it’s important to take proper care of them to ensure they continue to thrive.

First, remove the dead flowers and any foliage that has turned yellow or brown. Then, cut the stem down to the base of the plant.

Next, choose a spot for the pot that provides bright, indirect light and maintains a consistent temperature between 60 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit.

Regularly water the plant, being careful not to let the soil become too dry or too wet. You can also add a balanced plant fertilizer to the soil to encourage growth.

If you want your tulips to bloom again next year, it’s important to let the leaves continue to grow until they naturally turn yellow and die back. This allows the plant to store energy for the next growing season.

Once the leaves have withered, you can remove them and store the bulb in a cool, dry place until it’s time to plant them again in the fall.

Remember to handle the bulbs carefully to avoid damaging them. A little bit of care and attention can go a long way in keeping your potted tulips healthy and beautiful year after year.

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