We suggest growing the the Kaempferia pulchra In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15°C it is possible to move them outside. Perennial plants mainly have a spring and summer development. During the coldest months of the year the aerial part can completely dry out, to come up the year after.For a balanced development, it is best to position the the Kaempferia pulchra in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.
Generalities Kaempferia pulchra
These plants are perennial herbs. This plant in the summer assumes a purple colouring; it is small in size and can reach 15 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. The Kaempferia pulchra has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much.
Fertilization Kaempferia pulchra
In the spring let’s fertilize perennials periodically, using a specific fertilizer for flowering plants, to add to the irrigating water, every 20-25 days; or we can spread a slow release fertilizer near the plants every 3-4 months.
Watering Kaempferia pulchra
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
Treatments Kaempferia pulchra
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there aren’t flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Soil Kaempferia pulchra
We suggest growing these plants in a slightly damp substratum, which isn’t too drained.
Notes Kaempferia pulchra
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.