Does the Penny trick make tulips taller?



Does the Penny trick make tulips taller?

Well, what do you know, I now have tall tulips. I did a bit of research and found that the penny trick may make tulips stand tall, but it also results in a shorter life span. Experts suggest the best way to keep cut tulips looking pretty is good, old-fashioned clean water.

Does putting pennies in the water of cut tulips really work?

Nope. Once upon a time, I’d heard about putting pennies in the water of cut tulips to keep them from drooping longer. Various people I have asked also swear that it works. People generally associate copper with pennies and I imagined that copper could have had some effect on tulips.

Can you plant tulips in a copper penny vase?

Just look at the first photo the day I brought the tulips home and placed them in the vase before adding the copper penny. The tulips were drooping. Here the tulips are now standing tall except for that one stubborn drooping tulip. No more drooping tulips. You may also enjoy these 17 Simple Tulip Arrangements You Can Create Today!

Does Copper really work on tulips?

Various people I have asked also swear that it works. People generally associate copper with pennies and I imagined that copper could have had some effect on tulips. It is an important micronutrient for plant growth and it’s used to treat aquarium fish diseases.