Golden Apeldoorn Tulip

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10002868

The Golden Apeldoorn Tulip (Tulipa 'Golden Apeldoorn') is as resilient as it is exquisite. This Darwin Hybrid is one of the strongest tulips on the market, and its bloom size is unbelievable. For those Greek mythology fans out there - these large, glowing blooms are as stunning as a Golden Appledoorn! And for the non-mythology buffs, these blooms are so bright, you'll definitely want to use them to distract any strong huntress you find yourself racing against in the woods.

As mid-spring arrives, so does the sunshine, and the Golden Apeldoorn's luminous beauty multiplies the warmth and wonder of the season. This tall spring-flowering Tulip is one of the most pristine shades of yellow and one of the first to arrive. Its silky sheen reflects the sunshine for a radiant glow, and its petals tuck neatly toward the center for that classic Tulip form.

Nothing can get these balloon-sized blooms down! The Golden Apeldoorn has some of the strongest stems of any Tulip! Thriving throughout USDA growing zones 3 to 7, these spring ephemerals can reach a fantastic height of 20-22 inches in height.

Planting and Application:

As a Darwin Hybrid, the Golden Apeldoorn offers superior naturalizing, so give them plenty of room to do so. After a few years, these bulbs politely colonize areas with their glowing blooms. Plant in rows and groupings for maximum show. But these plants also lend their showy blooms to the container garden and planters large and small!

Use these impressive blooms as stunning cut flowers or as a blast of gold in your garden. The Golden Apeldoorn Tulip offers a blast of color and style. Let it liven up your garden and floral arrangements! Pollinators are drawn to these blooms as well, plus curious neighbors coming to see how you got your spring flowers to grow some large!

  • Heavenly Yellow Coloration
  • Early Bird Darwin Hybrid
  • Mid-Spring Bloom
  • Great In Containers, Forced Indoors & Cut Flowers
  • Edging, Groupings & Freely Naturalized

#ProPlantTips for Care:

They also love the sunshine, so full-sun regions of your landscape are ideal for planting your Golden Apeldoorns. Any soil type is suitable so long as it is not soggy. Deadhead after flowers fade, but let the leaves remain so they can make food for the bulb and next year's flowers! Not only is it strong, but it also has incredible endurance. Its blooms endure through spring showers and days of sunshine. Fall-planted bulbs need well-drained soil with moderate moisture needs. Add bulb fertilizer to each hole for best results.

  • Full Sun For Strongest Growth
  • Well-Drained Soil
  • Moderate Moisture Needs
  • Deadhead After Flowers Fade & Prune Mounds After Leaves Yellow
  • Deer Seldom Bother Them

Prepare to find yourself distracted by its vibrant and voluminous blooms! Order your own Apeldoorn Tulips here at Nature Hills! We will ship your bulbs based on the correct planting time for your area.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Golden Apeldoorn Tulip Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-8
Growing Zones 3-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Tulipa 'Golden Apeldoorn'
Mature Height 20 - 22 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Foliage Yellows
Spacing 4 - 8 inches