Tulips are a popular spring flower that can add a beautiful touch of color to any home or garden. However, like all flowers, they require proper care to thrive. In this guide, we will cover the basics of tulip care, including how to plant, water, and care for your tulips to keep them looking their best. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or new to flower care, these tips will help you keep your tulips healthy and beautiful.
Cut the stems
Before arranging your tulips, cut the stems at an angle with a sharp pair of scissors. This will help them absorb water more easily.
Use fresh water
Fill a vase with fresh, cool water and add a flower food if you have one. Tulips prefer water that is between 15°C to 18°C (60-65F).
Keep the tulips in a cool place
Tulips prefer cooler temperatures, so avoid placing them in direct sunlight or near heat sources.
Change the water regularly
Every other day, or at least once a week, empty the vase, clean it and refill it with fresh water and flower food.
Remove the leaves that will be under the water
This will prevent bacteria from forming in the vase.
Watch out for pests
Check your tulips regularly for pests such as aphids and remove any that you find.
By following these simple tips, your tulips will stay fresh and beautiful for as long as possible. Enjoy!