Plant Care Summer Tulip

Summer Tulip

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Summer Tulip has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Summer Tulip has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Siam tulip, Siam tulip and Summer tulip

Taxonomy

Curcuma alismatifolia
Curcuma
Zingiberaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Summer Tulip

💦 Water

How often to water your Summer Tulip

Water needs for Summer Tulip
0.5 cups
every 9

Summer 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 Summer Tulip

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Siam tulip in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Summer Tulip: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Summer Tulip love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Summer Tulip does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Summer Tulip in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Summer Tulip

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

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Summer Tulip is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing Siam tulip →

Common Siam tulip Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Summer Tulip prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Siam tulip Water Frequency →

Siam tulip Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Summer Tulip requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Siam tulip Light Requirements →

Siam tulip Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Summer Tulip does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Siam tulip →

When and How to Successfully Repot Siam tulip →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Summer Tulip can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 8a-10b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Siam tulip Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Summer Tulip

Summer Tulip

Summer Tulip


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Summer Tulip has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Summer Tulip has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Summer Tulip has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Summer Tulip has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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I love this plant ! It’s beautiful and unique . I had no idea it was a

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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