Tulips are a beloved flowering plant known for their bright, vibrant blooms and delicate appearance. Their lively and cheerful blooms can convey a range of emotions, from love and appreciation to congratulations and sympathy. Tulips come in a variety of colours, each with their own symbolic meaning, making them a thoughtful and personalised gift choice. At The Little Market Bunch, we offer a wide variety of tulips in different colours and sizes, perfect for any occasion.
How to Plant Tulips?
- Tulips prefer well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade. It is always better to choose a location that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight per day.
- Tulips prefer soil that is slightly acidic, with a pH of 6.0 to 7.0. Add compost or aged manure to improve drainage and fertility.
- Dig a hole that is twice as deep as the tulip bulb and place the bulb in the hole with the pointed end facing up. Cover with soil and water thoroughly.
How to Grow Tulips?
- Tulips require regular watering to establish their roots. Water deeply once a week, or more frequently during dry spells.
- Tulips benefit from a balanced fertilizer applied in the fall. Avoid over-fertilizing, as this can lead to excessive foliage growth and fewer blooms.
- Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tulip plant to help retain moisture and suppress weeds.
How to Care for Tulips?
- Tulips can grow quite tall and may require support to keep their stems upright. Use stakes or supports to keep the stems from drooping.
- Remove spent blooms to encourage new growth and prolong the blooming season.
- Allow the foliage to yellow and die back naturally before cutting it back in the fall to prepare the plant for winter.
How to Water Tulips?
- Tulips prefer deep, infrequent watering rather than frequent shallow watering. Water once a week, or more frequently during dry spells.
- Tulips are susceptible to fungal infections, so avoid overhead watering that can splash water onto the foliage.
Shop for the Perfect Tulips Online at The Little Market Bunch:
At The Little Market Bunch, we take pride in providing high-quality tulips that are carefully selected and arranged by our skilled florists. Our tulips bouquets and fairy light tulip bouquet are available for same-day delivery to many Melbourne suburbs, making it easy and convenient to send a thoughtful gift. We understand the importance of timely and reliable flower delivery, and our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to ensure your satisfaction. To know more about our tulip flower delivery, call 0452 554 811 and get in touch with us today.