Kaempferia is a stemless plant producing a pseudostem with 2 to 4 erect leaves from an underground rhizome that has small tuberous roots. Flowering stems are produced from the rhizome when the leaves are not present. Flowers resemble small orchids or African violets but have just three petals.
|Common Name ||Bhumi Champa, Indian Crocus, Peacock Ginger|
|Height ||Up to 50 cm|
|Flower Colour ||Any color|
|Bloom Time ||Late Spring, Early Fall|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season
Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am
You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector
You should fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season, flower bud stage
Mulch the potting mix with organic material
- Plant season is in monsoon or autumn season
- Plant the bulb 3 inches deep and provide 3 to 4 inches of planting spacing
- The pointy part should face up
- Add some coarse sand or fine gravel to the soil to help improve the drainage
|Sunlight ||Partial shade to full sun|
|Soil ||Well-drained sandy loam|
|Temperature ||20 to 30 degree C|
|Fertilizer ||Use any organic balanced fertilizer.|
Kaempferia special feature
- This bulb plant is used as an ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do kaempferia grow?
On average kaempferia grows Up to 50 cm
What color are kaempferia ?
A kaempferia plant bears flowers of color Any color
How hard is kaempferia to grow?
A kaempferia is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a kaempferia need?
A kaempferia prefers Partial shade to full sun
How much water does a kaempferia need?
A kaempferia prefers watering Moderately
What kind of soil does a kaempferia need?
What temperature does a kaempferia like?
How should I fertilize my kaempferia ?
Use any organic balanced fertilizer.
Sunday, 26 January 2020
Wednesday, 30 October 2019
can we collect seeds of this plant to regrow.
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