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    Granny Award

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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: 16"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Mid Spring/ Late 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
    Granny Award

    About Granny Award

    Add a touch of magic to your garden with the lovely Tulip Granny Award. This special flower brings timeless beauty that anyone can enjoy. Let the charm of nature bloom in your garden with this unique floral treasure. What makes Granny Award so special?

    • Striking appearance: vibrant hues of pink, orange, and yellow.
    • Sturdy growth: robust stems ensure the Tulip Granny Award withstands various weather conditions.
    • Long blooming period: enjoy prolonged beauty as this tulip extends its blooming season.
    • Low maintenance: ideal for both novice and experienced gardeners, requiring minimal care.
    • Versatile planting: thrives in gardens, borders, or pots for flexible landscaping options.

    How to plant and take care of Granny Award

    • Choose well-drained soil: ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogging.
    • Sunlight requirements: optimal growth in full to partial sunlight.
    • Planting depth: plant bulbs 4-6 inches deep with pointed ends facing up.
    • Spacing: space bulbs 4-6 inches apart to allow for proper growth.
    • Watering: keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged during the growing season.
    • Fertilization: apply a balanced fertilizer in the spring for nourished blooms.
    • Deadheading: remove spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming.
    • Winter care: mulch around bulbs in colder climates to protect from frost.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    To ensure your Granny Award Tulips bloom to their fullest potential, consider several factors. First, ensure they receive ample sunlight, ideally at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily. Adequate nutrition is crucial, so use a well-balanced fertilizer with a higher phosphorus content, promoting robust flower development. Plant your tulip bulbs at the right depth, usually three times the bulb's height, in well-draining soil to prevent rot. Water them consistently, keeping the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Lastly, remove faded flowers promptly to redirect energy into bulb development rather than seed production. By addressing these aspects, you enhance the conditions for your Granny Award Tulips to bloom bigger and more vibrantly.

    Selecting the right potting soil is vital for the success of your Granny Award Tulips. Opt for a well-draining mix with a combination of peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite. This composition ensures proper aeration and prevents waterlogging, which can lead to bulb rot. Additionally, consider a soil mix enriched with organic matter to provide essential nutrients. Granny Award Tulips thrive in slightly acidic to neutral soil, so check the pH of the potting mix and adjust if necessary. Regularly fertilize with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer to sustain the tulips throughout their growth. By using a high-quality potting soil and maintaining optimal conditions, you create an environment conducive to the health and vitality of your Granny Award Tulips.

    Yes, Granny Award Tulips typically bloom in their first year. These tulips are known for their reliability and adaptability, often producing vibrant blooms in their initial growing season. To maximize the chances of a successful bloom, plant the tulip bulbs in the fall, approximately six to eight weeks before the first hard frost. Ensure the planting site receives sufficient sunlight and the soil is well-draining. While some tulip varieties may have variations in their blooming patterns, Granny Award Tulips are generally reliable and should reward you with beautiful blooms in their inaugural year if provided with the appropriate growing conditions.

    Yes, Granny Award Tulips are perennials, meaning they have the potential to come back and bloom year after year. However, achieving consistent blooming may require specific care practices. After the tulips bloom, it's crucial to allow the foliage to wither naturally. This process allows the plant to absorb nutrients for the next growing season. Refrain from cutting or removing the foliage until it turns yellow and starts to die back. Additionally, ensure the bulbs are planted at the right depth and in well-draining soil to prevent issues like rot. While tulips are generally reliable perennials, some gardeners prefer to treat them as annuals, replanting new bulbs each fall for a fresh display of blooms.

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