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    Candy Prince

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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
    Candy Prince

    About Candy Prince

    This Candy Prince tulip will transform your garden into a candy-colored paradise. It has a fun pastel color, and beautifully shaped petals, and will look good in every type of garden. Definitely will turn heads! Here are some key features: 

    • Striking pink and lavender petals
    • Adds a regal and enchanting touch to any garden
    • Perfect for beds, borders, and containers
    • Creates a captivating display

    How to plant and take care of Candy Prince

    • Choose a sunny location with well-drained soil.
    • Plant bulbs in the fall, before the first frost, at a depth of 6 inches.
    • Space bulbs approximately 4-5 inches apart.
    • Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist.
    • Apply a layer of mulch to protect the bulbs during the winter.
    • Once the flowers bloom, provide regular watering to keep the soil evenly moist.
    • Deadhead the spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming.
    • After the blooming period, allow the foliage to wither naturally before removing it.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The sprouting time of Candy Prince tulip bulbs typically ranges from 12 to 14 weeks after planting. However, the exact duration may vary depending on various factors such as soil conditions, temperature, and bulb quality. It is important to note that tulips, including Candy Prince variety, require a period of cold dormancy, known as vernalization, before they can sprout. Therefore, planting the bulbs in the fall or early winter allows them to experience the necessary chilling period. Proper care, such as providing well-drained soil and adequate sunlight, can also promote faster and healthier sprouting.

    The ideal time to plant Candy Prince tulip bulbs is in the fall, preferably around September to November, before the ground freezes. This allows the bulbs to establish their roots and undergo the necessary cold dormancy period for optimal growth and flowering in spring. However, if you have missed the fall planting window, you can still plant Candy Prince tulip bulbs until early winter, before the ground becomes too hard to work with. It's important to ensure that the bulbs are planted at least 6 to 8 weeks before the first hard frost to allow sufficient time for root development.

    While watering is essential for the growth of Candy Prince tulip bulbs, watering them every day is not recommended. Overwatering can lead to bulb rot and other moisture-related issues. It is crucial to maintain a balance in watering. After planting the bulbs, give them a thorough watering to settle the soil and promote root establishment. Subsequently, monitor the soil moisture levels and water the bulbs when the top inch of soil becomes dry. Generally, providing water once or twice a week, depending on rainfall and weather conditions, is sufficient. Ensure that the soil is well-drained to prevent waterlogging, which can harm the bulbs.

    You can successfully grow Candy Prince tulips in pots or containers. This offers flexibility in terms of placement and allows you to enjoy their vibrant blooms even in limited garden space. When growing Candy Prince tulips in pots, select a container that is at least 6 to 8 inches deep to accommodate the bulb's roots. Choose a well-draining potting mix specifically formulated for bulbs or add perlite and sand to improve drainage. Plant the bulbs at the appropriate depth, typically 2 to 3 times their diameter, and place the pots in a location with adequate sunlight.

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