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Amomum kingii*

Amomum kingii*


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Kings Ingwer
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halbimmergrüne bis immergrüne, rhizombildende Staude bis ca. 3,5 m mit bräunlichen Trieben und wechselständig angeordneten, bis zu 1,2 m langen und 24 cm breiten, lanzettlichen, mittelgrünen Blättern. Die dichten Blütenstände entwickeln sich direkt aus dem Rhizom und bestehen aus zahlreichen 3-4 cm großen, creme-weißen Blüten mit rötlich violett gezeichneten Streifen. Aus den Blüten entwickeln sich glatte rötliche Früchte. Diese Art ist kommt nur in Sikkim (Indien) vor und ist vom Aussterben bedroht!

Family:  Zingiberaceae Ingwergewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  Asia Fragrance: 
Group:  Perennial Flower:  yellow, gold, pale yellow, lemon-yellow, dark yellow, ocher
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Frühjahr-Sommer
Hibernate:  mind. 0°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten Locations:  semi-shade to shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Division
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 24 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round > only fresh seeds germinate reliably
Sowing Deep: ca. 0,5 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25-28°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 3-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 15-20°C + keep constant slightly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 0-5°C and just in larger intervals and small quantities so much water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Monday 28 April, 2014
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