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Tulipa Kees Nellis Dutch Tulip Bulbs


 
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*Availability Status: Currently sold out - Estimated avail fall 2020
*Average Plant Shipping Size: Each - Large, top quality bulbs from Holland


*No Shipments to California, Alaska, or Hawaii

Our Price: $1.29

Product Code: TULKEE1

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Tulipa 'Kees Nellis' - Early Spring Single Blooming Class Tulip


Overall Description


Kees Nellis is a very popular two toned Dutch Tulip variety with a slightly taller mature height than many other tulip varieties. Each bloom consists of sturdy petals that have a vibrant red base color, and then transition to a rich, golden yellow color towards the ends of each petal. Makes an excellent mass planting, or can be mixed in throughout plantings of solid color flower varieties for a real colorful standout. Kees Nellis also does very well in container or garden / deck / patio type gardening.

Best planted at a depth of 5" - 6" anytime in mid fall thru winter. Suggested planting is 4 - 5 bulbs per sq ft for good density once sprouted & blooming. Kees Nellis Tulips are early / mid spring bloomers, with blooming beginning in mid April in warmer zones - slightly later in colder areas of the country.

We offer our Tulipa 'Kees Nellis' Dutch Tulip bulbs at a per bulb price - be sure to check out the quantity discounts offered if you need several bulbs. Guaranteed to be of excellent size & quality.



Plant Facts & Specifications


--Mature Height : 14" - 20" ( 18 - 20" is expected bloom height )

--Mature Width : 3" - 5" per bulb

--Growth Rate :
Early / mid spring bloomer if planted in fall / winter

--Hardiness Zones :
3 - 8

--Sun Exposure :
Full to partial sun ( best color in partial sun )

--Soil Preference :
Average to slightly sandy - well drained

--Foliage Color & Texture :
Typical green Tulip style blade foliage

--Flower, Cone, Or Berry Facts :
Flowers - cup / bowl shaped two tone blooms start with a vibrant red, and transition to a golden yellow color towards the ends. Blooming begins in early April in warmer zones, and mid / late April in cooler zones.

--Diseases / Insects :
Nothing serious, but always be watchful for the occasional snail or slug

--Recommended Spacing :
4 - 5 bulbs per square foot of soil is recommended for optimal density & blooming once bulbs push out.

--Deer Resistance Rating :
Lowest Resistance [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8- 9 - 10 ] Highest Resistance

--Fertilization / Feeding :
For maximum health & hardiness, we highly recommend a good grade granular ( preferably organic ) fertilizer / plant food for use with all of our plant species. We personally use, and recommend the Espoma line of organic plant foods, as they are super effective yet gentle enough to use on even the most delicate of evergreen species where fertilizer burn would normally be a major concern. However, a water soluble type plant food (Miracle Gro, or equivalent ) are also acceptable options. Other granular fertilizers with a 6 - 12 - 12, or 10 - 10 - 10 ratio can also be used - but we suggest using them at 1/2 - 3/4 strength to avoid any chemical burn issues to the root system of the plants. Best to fertilize in early spring, and again in mid fall - avoid feeding standard chemical fertilizers during hot summer months, and directly after transplanting. The Espoma Organic Plant Foods may be used at anytime.



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