Re: [gardeners] What are those things on my tulips

David G. Smith (
Mon, 12 Jun 2000 05:47:53 -0400

It's a seed pod; I think I read it takes 6 - 8 years to grow tulips to
flowering size from seed.  I just yank the stem off the bulb once all the
leaves have died.  If I pull the bulb out of the ground I know I didn't wait
long enough.


----- Original Message -----
From: Brian & Sarah Thomas <>
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Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2000 10:43 PM
Subject: [gardeners] What are those things on my tulips

> My tulips are gone, but now there are big things growing on the end of
> is left.  Is this what is called "going to seed?"  What should I do now?
> thanks,
> Brian