Plant Care Summer Tulip
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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

Check the growing potential in your area

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 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.

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 Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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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@Erodplants
leaf-1 60 Plants
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06/26/2021

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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