Question by  Stephanie48 (19)

How can I grow red heliconia?


Answer by  LouB (294)

These are a great filler plant. They are long lasting and can be planted in flower pots or in a tropical garden.


Answer by  BrendaG (6111)

A tropical plant, heliconia requires warm temperatures. They need plenty of room and lots of sun and water. They can be grown in containers but can grow very tall.


Answer by  Dary (111)

You can grow a red heliconia if you are in a tropical country. These plants don't grow in cool weather.Some of them can reach 50cm and other can be 6m.


Answer by  vijetha (104)

Heliconia should be planted in a draining soil. They need sunlight, with temperature below 40 degrees. Cut old shoot about 6 inches before planting. Heliconias need an abundance of water.


Answer by  Kauakea (77)

Get a root from an existing plant and start it off in a pot (Important! ). Once established, transfer to the ground.


Answer by  Naveen (34)

Plant it in rich soil. Take care of the surroundigs, which must be good for the red heliconia's to grow.


Answer by  Liz59 (10966)

You can grow red heliconia the same way you would grow any plant. Transplant the seeds accordingly, don't use too many as the plant tends to expand in quite a large manner. Therefore, exercise caution and pay delicate attention to this plant. Constant watering is very essential to proper growth.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

Thats a pretty rare plant try to google it and see what it pulls for you they have some really knowlegable people there.

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