Plant Care Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'

Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'

Taxonomy

Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'
Kaempferia
Zingiberaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'

💦 Water

How often to water your Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'

Water needs for Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'
0.5 cups
every 9

Kaempferia 'Shooting Star' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Kaempferia 'Shooting Star' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Kaempferia 'Shooting Star': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Kaempferia 'Shooting Star' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Kaempferia 'Shooting Star' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Kaempferia 'Shooting Star': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Kaempferia 'Shooting Star' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'

Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'

Kaempferia 'Shooting Star'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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