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Mixed Foxtrot

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Product Information
🚚 Shipping Starts: Sold-out for this season
📦 Quantity per Package: 15 Bulbs

Specifications
☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
🌷 Height: 14-16"
🌸 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
Mixed Foxtrot

About Mixed Foxtrot

Embrace the captivating beauty of the Tulip Mixed Foxtrot and embark on a remarkable journey filled with vibrant colors and graceful blooms. Elevate your garden with this stunning variety and create a floral masterpiece that will captivate the senses. 

  • Dazzling color palette: Revel in a mesmerizing array of tulips, showcasing a harmonious mix of soft pastels and vibrant hues. Each bloom unfolds like a painter's brushstroke, adding a touch of artistic flair to your outdoor space.
  • Captivating blend: The Tulip Mixed Foxtrot is carefully curated, offering a delightful assortment of tulip varieties. From single-flowered beauties to fascinating double-blooms, every blossom is a delightful surprise waiting to unfold.
  • Long-lasting blooms: Indulge in the extended blooming season provided by the Tulip Mixed Foxtrot. These exceptional bulbs guarantee a stunning display that lasts, ensuring weeks of continuous visual delight in your garden.

How to plant and take care of Mixed Foxtrot

  • Location: Choose a sunny spot in your garden that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily.
  • Soil Preparation: Prior to planting, ensure the soil is well-drained and enriched with organic matter to promote healthy growth.
  • Planting Depth: Dig a hole approximately 6 inches deep, placing the bulb with the pointed end facing upward.
  • Spacing: Leave approximately 4-5 inches of space between each bulb to allow for proper growth and adequate airflow.
  • Watering: Water the bulbs thoroughly after planting and maintain moist soil throughout the growing season.
  • Maintenance: Remove faded blooms to encourage the plant's energy to focus on producing new flowers. After the foliage turns yellow, you can safely remove it.

Frequently Asked Questions

The ideal number of Mixed Foxtrot tulip bulbs to plant together depends on the desired visual impact and the available space. For a striking display, it is recommended to plant tulip bulbs in clusters or groups rather than planting them individually. A general guideline is to plant at least 10 to 15 bulbs per square foot. This creates a dense and vibrant carpet of tulips when they bloom. However, you can adjust the quantity based on personal preference and the size of your planting area. Keep in mind that planting too closely may result in crowded growth and may impede the bulbs' ability to reach their full potential.

Mixed Foxtrot tulip bulbs have the ability to multiply, but the extent of multiplication may vary. Tulips generally reproduce by producing offsets or daughter bulbs around the original bulb. Over time, these offsets develop into independent bulbs, resulting in a larger cluster of tulips. However, not all tulip varieties multiply at the same rate. Mixed Foxtrot tulip bulbs are known to increase in number moderately. With proper care and favorable growing conditions, you can expect a gradual multiplication of bulbs over several years. Regularly feeding the bulbs with a balanced fertilizer and allowing the foliage to mature and die back naturally after flowering can enhance the chances of successful multiplication.

It is generally not necessary to soak Mixed Foxtrot tulip bulbs before planting them. Tulip bulbs are adapted to natural soil moisture conditions and have built-in mechanisms to absorb water efficiently. Soaking the bulbs can actually be detrimental, as excessive moisture may lead to rot or fungal diseases. However, if the bulbs appear dry or dehydrated, a brief soak in lukewarm water for about 1-2 hours can help rehydrate them before planting. Additionally, it is important to ensure that the planting site has well-draining soil to prevent waterlogged conditions. Proper watering after planting, in accordance with local climate and soil conditions, will provide the necessary moisture for the bulbs to establish and grow.

You can certainly plant Mixed Foxtrot tulip bulbs in pots and containers, which offers versatility and convenience. When planting tulips in containers, select a pot that provides adequate drainage and has a depth of at least 6 inches to accommodate the bulb's root system. Fill the container with a well-draining potting mix, specifically formulated for bulbs or flowers, ensuring it is rich in organic matter. Plant the bulbs at a depth of about 2-3 times their height, spacing them according to the planting instructions. Place the container in a location that receives full or partial sunlight, and water the bulbs thoroughly after planting. Remember to monitor soil moisture levels and provide regular watering during the growing season.

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