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When planting tulips

When planting tulips

Tulips can be called one of the most beautiful flowers that bloom in the spring.They are decorated with flower beds, planted them in the alpine slides, used for flowers ... There is no person who would have green leaves and bright elastic petals of tulips did not cause feelings of elation.

has long ceased to be the flowers unusual for our growers.But not so long ago in the Netherlands for bulb plants people were willing to pay almost anything they have.All tend to think that it is this country and is home to tulips, but it is not.Homeland plants - Central Asia.Translation of the name of a flower, like a turban.All because of the fact that with this item of clothing and similar forms of cups of flowers.

Tips

Tips for planting tulips

Tips on planting tulips

Autumn is considered the best time for planting tulips.All experienced gardeners know that the run in search of spring bulbs - ungrateful and wrong decision.After tulips need to be planted just before winter.

If you want to meet the spring in

a "society" of these beautiful flowers, go to buy seeds in the spring and in the fall.After all, the best time to plant tulips, is the period from the end of September until the end of October or until the first frost.Timing can be a little shift, because the optimal time comes at a time when the soil temperature drops to about 10 degrees.If you plant tulips before they germinate, and then the next year will not bloom.If planted later - just do not have time to take root, because this process will take at least 30-45 days.

Beautiful tulips

Beautiful tulips

There were times when planted after the first snow bulbs germinate and give beautiful flowers.But it is better not to experiment just like that, but only when there is no other way out.In this case, you need otgresti snow, dig pretty deep pits, pour hot water and the soil to plant the bulbs.Then top it all covered with a thick layer of twigs and throws snow.If the weather is warm all winter, flowers need to climb.

What you should know

What you should know about planting tulips

What you should know about planting tulips

They are always planted in depth, reaching 3 diameter of the bulb.Pour the sand into the hole so that the entire bulb was covered with them.So you can protect the plant from any diseases and pests.After planting, the entire bed of mulch humus should be 7-10 centimeters.When it was cold, planting sheltering spruce spruce branches, in order to hold the snow on the surface and does not reach to the bulbs.

With the onset of the next year, give three fertilizing.The first to take place immediately after the snow melts.For it is diluted with ammonium nitrate or urea and water the plants.You can enjoy and slurry.If you wish, it is to spend feeding even before the snow melts.To do this, only to scatter fertilizer over the surface of the landing.They are fairly easy to dissolve, and thus quickly with melting snow will go into the soil.

second feeding should occur during the appearance of flower buds.Often make potassium or phosphorous.Dissolve one tablespoon of fertilizer in a bucket of water.Such amount will be enough for one square meter.

Blooming tulips

Blooming tulips

third feeding - about 10 days from flowering.Fertilize must also phosphorus or potassium.Between each feed plants are sprayed with a solution of trace elements such as "SEMICVETIK 'or' Humate +7."

Digging bulbs worth annually after all the leaves will turn yellow, but not completely dry.Otherwise, the jack will simply collapse in the soil.Then the bulbs were washed, dried and stored at 25 degrees.

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