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Tulipa 'Spring Green' (Tulip 'Spring Green')

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Maintenance level
1 hour care
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Ultimate height
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Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity
Toxic - Eating may cause severe discomfort and may cause a skin allergy.

Botanical name: Tulipa 'Spring Green'

Other names: Tulip 'Spring Green', Viridiflora group tulip 'Spring Green'

Genus: Tulipa

Variety or Cultivar: 'Spring Green' _ 'Spring Green' is a perennial bulb with large flowers banded with dark green, fading to creamy white in spring.

Tulipa 'Spring Green' is: Deciduous

Flower: White, Green in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity: Eating may cause severe discomfort and may cause a skin allergy.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs , Eelworm (stem and bulb)

Specific diseases: Bulb, corm and tuber rot , Tulip fire , Tulip viruses

General care

Pruning: Remove faded flower stems but do not cut back leaves until they have completely died down. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Offsets. REGISTER to

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Tulipa 'Spring Green' (Tulip 'Spring Green') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Flower Arranging

Cultivation: Grow in a sheltered spot in fertile, well-drained soil. Plant bulbs 10 to 15cm deep in late summer or autumn. Protect from strong winds and excessive wet.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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