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How to grow Siam tulip

Written by Maggie

Jan 12 2021

How to grow Siam tulip

Siam Tulip is a popular ornamental flower species in China in recent years. Many people want to know how to grow Siam Tulip. Today we'll talk about growing Siam Tulip in the pot and growing Siam Tulip indoors.

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Growing Siam Tulip indoors

In indoor growing Siam tulip, Siam Tulip needs to be placed in the balcony, doors and Windows, etc.. Give it plenty of sun, water it in time, keep the soil moist, and apply proper topdressing. When the autumn gradually cools down and Siam Tulip grows slowly, it is recommended to control the temperature at about 25℃ and also give it enough sunshine. The following are details of growing Siam Tulip indoors.

1. Get enough light

Siam tulip is a plant that likes sunshine. If it is grown indoors, it is suggested to put it on the balcony, doors and Windows, etc., so as to give it enough sunshine. If Siam tulip does not get enough sunshine, it will grow inefficiently, which is not conducive to the growth of Siam tulip.

2. Water appropriately

Siam tulip likes to grow in moist soil. For indoor growing of Siam tulip, it is necessary to water Siam tulip in time. Don't pour it when the soil is dry, which will affect the growth of Siam tulip.

3. Reasonable fertilization

Although the nutrient demand of Siam Tulip is not high, it still needs to be properly applied to it, which will inevitably lead to malnutrition. Especially when the base fertilizer is insufficient, excessive fertilization should not be applied, otherwise it will resist the growth of Siam Tulip and make it difficult to flower.

4. Temperature control maintenance

When the temperature drops gradually in autumn, its growth rate will also slow down, so it is suggested to control the temperature at about 25℃. If the leaves of Siam Tulip gradually turn yellow, the light can be enhanced, and the temperature should not be lower than 10℃. The bulbs of the plants can also be taken out, stored and replanted in the spring.

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Growing Siam Tulip in the pot

When potted Siam Tulip, choose to use a good air permeability, drainage acid soil growing; After planting, drip irrigation and fertilization should be carried out every 20 days or so. Siam Tulip is suitable for growing in a cool and ventilated environment of 20 ~ 35℃. Water needs to be watered every 2 ~ 3 days, keep the soil moist, but do not appear to be a waterlogging phenomenon. The following are details of growing Siam Tulip in the pot.

1. Acid soil

Growing Siam Tulip needs to choose suitable for growth with air permeability, good drainage and thick soil sandy acid soil for planting. Plant with a 3:2:5 mixture of humus and peat and plain sandy soil. Organic matter can also be added to the soil as a base fertilizer.

2. Appropriate fertilization

When growing Siam Tulip, fertilizer rich in nitrogen, phosphorus and potash should be supplied every 20 days or so during the growing season from January to October every year. The drip irrigation method is adopted to apply the fertilizer, and 3% trace elements can be added to the fertilizer during application, which can make the Siam Tulip flowers beautiful and bright, and the flowering period can also be extended.

3. Plenty of sunshine

Potted Siam Tulip cannot be planted in direct sunlight, but sufficient sunlight should be ensured. It should be raised in a cool and ventilated astigmatism environment. The growth temperature should be kept between 20 and 35℃, so as to avoid the phenomenon of yellowing and withering of branches and leaves caused by high temperature.

4. Control watering

Because Siam tulip is a tropical plant, it requires adequate water supply for growth. During the growing season from January to October of each year, proper watering should be carried out every 2 to 3 days to ensure that the surface soil of Siam Tulip is moist. In the dormant period, according to the actual situation, the soil surface is dry and then watered, to avoid waterlogging phenomenon leading to root rot, affecting growth. 

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