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    American Dream

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    Product Information
    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    📦 Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 18-20"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Mid Spring
    🌱 Bulb Size: 12/+
    Planting Distance: 4-5"
    Planting Depth: 6"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-8
    🦌 Deer Resistant: No
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 10-15
    American Dream

    About American Dream

    Get ready to transform your garden with the mesmerizing beauty of Tulip American Dream. With its striking red and yellow petals, this tulip variety is sure to captivate anyone who sets eyes on it. Its unique color combination makes it a standout choice for adding a touch of elegance to your flower beds, borders, or containers.

    • Striking red and yellow petals for a captivating display
    • Hardy and reliable variety that blooms year after year
    • Ideal for flower beds, borders, and containers
    • Adds an elegant touch to any garden or landscape

    How to plant and take care of American Dream

    • Choose a sunny location with well-draining soil
    • Plant the bulbs in the fall, about 6 inches deep and 4-5 inches apart
    • Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist but not waterlogged
    • Apply a layer of mulch to help retain moisture and suppress weeds
    • Fertilize in early spring with a balanced flower fertilizer
    • Deadhead the flowers after they fade to promote healthy growth
    • Allow the foliage to die back naturally before removing it
    • Protect the bulbs from extreme cold or excessive moisture during winter

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Caring for American Dream Tulip bulbs is crucial to ensure their health and vibrant blooms. Start by selecting a well-drained location with full sun or partial shade. Before planting, prepare the soil by adding organic matter to improve drainage and fertility. Plant the bulbs in the fall, at a depth of about 6 inches, with the pointed end facing up. After planting, water thoroughly and apply a layer of mulch to conserve moisture and suppress weeds. During the growing season, water regularly, keeping the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Fertilize with a balanced bulb fertilizer in early spring and after flowering. Deadhead spent blooms to redirect energy back into the bulb. Once the foliage turns yellow, stop watering and allow it to wither naturally. Avoid removing the foliage until it has completely died back to nourish the bulb for the next season.

    Planting American Dream Tulip bulbs at the right time is essential for their successful growth and beautiful blooms. These tulip bulbs should be planted in the fall, preferably around September to October, before the first frost. The cool soil temperatures during this period provide the bulbs with the necessary chilling period they need to develop and bloom properly. It's important to avoid planting too early in the season when the soil is still warm, as this can lead to premature growth and weak flowering. By planting in the fall, you give the bulbs enough time to establish roots before the onset of winter. Remember to choose a location with well-drained soil and adequate sunlight to ensure optimal growing conditions

    American Dream Tulip bulbs go through a specific growth cycle before they bloom. After planting in the fall, these tulip bulbs require a chilling period in the cold soil during winter. This period can vary depending on the climate but typically lasts around 12 to 16 weeks. As spring arrives and the soil begins to warm up, the bulbs start growing roots and developing foliage. It usually takes an additional 2 to 3 weeks for the American Dream Tulip bulbs to produce their striking blooms. Therefore, from the time of planting in the fall to the emergence of vibrant flowers, you can expect a total duration of approximately 14 to 19 weeks. Remember to be patient and provide proper care during this period to ensure a successful and beautiful tulip display.

    Planting American Dream Tulip bulbs correctly is crucial for their successful growth and abundant blooms. Start by selecting a suitable location with well-drained soil and ample sunlight. In the fall, usually around September to October, dig a hole that is approximately 6 inches deep. Loosen the soil at the bottom of the hole to ensure good drainage. Place the tulip bulbs in the hole with the pointed end facing upwards. Space the bulbs around 4 to 5 inches apart to allow for proper growth. Once the bulbs are in position, backfill the hole with soil, gently firming it around the bulbs. Water thoroughly to settle the soil and promote root establishment. Applying a layer of mulch can help conserve moisture and suppress weed growth. Ensure the bulbs receive regular watering until the ground freezes, providing them with the necessary moisture for root development over winter.

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