Amomum

Amomum

Life form Herbaceous plant
Family Ginger – Zingibiraceae
Origin Jawa Island
Ease of cultivation Lung
The size Up to 1.5 m in height, leaves up to 25-40 cm.
Growth rate High
Lifespan 1-2 years in the room, more than 5 years in the conservatory.
Temperature In the summer: 68-77 ° F, in winter 60,8-64,4 ° F.
Humidity Requires medium high humidity.
Lighting Illuminated place, bright light.
The soil Ready-made air permeable primer   general purpose soil with the addition of a small amount of sand. For a soil of own preparation to take:   1 part of garden earth, 1 part of coarse sand or perlite, 1 part peat or humus (leaf earth) and some chalk   . Always use a pot with a hole.
Watering The substrate must always be moist.
Fertilizer From May to August every 14 days with liquid fertilizer.
Reproduction By dividing the rhizomes of adult plants in the spring.
Bloom Blooms from spring to mid-summer. A separate flower lasts about three days.
Transfer In spring, in large specimens, the upper layers of the soil can be changed.
Features of care Regular spraying with soft water is required
Difficulties At low humidity, it suffers from a spider mite, the tips and edges of the leaves may dry up.
Air cleaning
Toxicity


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