Plant Care Siam tulip

Siam tulip

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Siam tulip has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Siam tulip has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Summer tulip


Curcuma alismatifolia

How to care for Siam tulip


How often to water your Siam tulip

Water needs for Siam tulip
0.5 cups
every 9

Siam tulip 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 Siam tulip

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Siam tulip in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Siam tulip: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Siam tulip 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.

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How to fertilize Siam tulip

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Siam tulip: 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 Siam tulip after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Siam tulip

Siam tulip

Siam tulip

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Siam tulip has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Siam tulip has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Siam tulip has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Siam tulip has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Siam tulip has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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Blooms easily Blooms easily

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