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Red Foxtrot

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Product Information
🚚 Shipping Starts: Sold-out for this season
📦 Quantity per Package: 10 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
Red Foxtrot

About Red Foxtrot

Let the Tulip Red Foxtrot dance its way into your heart with its graceful form and mesmerizing charm. Its vibrant red petals are reminiscent of a fiery sunset, igniting your outdoor space with a burst of color.

  • Striking red petals: Revel in the allure of deep red petals that exude elegance and passion.
  • Captivating coloration: Witness the mesmerizing interplay of hues, as the petals reveal delicate variations of red and hints of orange.
  • Elegant form: Admire the tulip's classic shape, with its gently curved petals and upright stance.
  • Long-lasting blooms: Delight in the enduring beauty of the Tulip Red Foxtrot, as its blossoms grace your garden for an extended period.

How to plant and take care of Red Foxtrot

  • Planting Season: Optimal planting time is during the fall, before the first frost sets in.
  • Soil and Location: Choose a well-drained location with full sun exposure for optimal growth.
  • Planting Depth: Place the bulb approximately 6 inches deep in the soil, ensuring proper insulation.
  • Watering: Provide moderate water, keeping the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.
  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced bulb fertilizer during planting to nourish the Tulip Red Foxtrot.
  • Winter Protection: Mulch the area to protect the bulb during cold winter months.
  • Maintenance: Remove spent blooms and leaves after flowering, allowing the bulb to conserve energy for future growth.

Frequently Asked Questions

Caring for Red Foxtrot tulips is essential to ensure their health and beauty. Start by planting the bulbs in well-drained soil in a sunny or partially shaded location. Water the tulips regularly, keeping the soil moist but not overly wet. Mulching the area around the bulbs can help conserve moisture and suppress weed growth. Fertilize the tulips in early spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer. Deadhead the faded flowers to prevent seed formation and redirect the plant's energy towards bulb development. Once the foliage turns yellow, you can remove it, but allow it to wither naturally to nourish the bulb. Avoid excessive watering during the dormant period.

Planting Red Foxtrot tulip bulbs at the right time is crucial for their successful growth. The optimal time to plant these tulip bulbs is in the fall, preferably around September to October. This timing allows the bulbs to establish their root system before winter sets in. Ensure that the soil temperature is consistently below 60°F (15°C) to prevent premature growth. Before planting, choose a location with well-drained soil and sufficient sunlight or partial shade. Dig holes that are about 6 inches deep, placing the bulbs pointed end up and spacing them 4 to 5 inches apart. Once planted, cover the bulbs with soil and water thoroughly. By planting Red Foxtrot tulip bulbs in the fall, you can anticipate a spectacular display of blooms in the following spring.

The Red Foxtrot tulip bulbs undergo a fascinating transformation from bulb to blooming beauty, but it's important to set realistic expectations regarding their timeline. Generally, it takes approximately 2 to 3 months for Red Foxtrot tulip bulbs to bloom after planting. Once the bulbs are nestled in the soil in the fall, they enter a period of dormancy throughout the winter. As temperatures begin to rise in spring, the bulbs break dormancy and start growing. The actual blooming time can vary depending on factors such as climate, specific growing conditions, and the variety of tulips. However, you can typically expect to see the stunning Red Foxtrot tulips in full bloom around late April to early May. Patience and proper care will reward you with a breathtaking display of vibrant red flowers

Planting Red Foxtrot tulip bulbs is a straightforward process that begins with selecting a suitable planting site. Choose an area with well-drained soil and access to sunlight or partial shade. In the fall, ideally between September and October, dig holes that are about 6 inches deep. Ensure the soil is loose and workable. Place the tulip bulbs in the holes with the pointed end facing upwards. Space the bulbs 4 to 5 inches apart to allow them room to grow. Once the bulbs are positioned, cover them with soil and gently pat it down to remove any air pockets. Water the newly planted bulbs thoroughly to provide moisture and help them settle in.

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