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Alpinia Purpurata Variegated - Plant

Alpinia Purpurata Variegated - Plant
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Red Ginger are native Malaysian plants with showy flowers on long brightly colored red bracts.
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Alpinia Purpurata Variegated Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Alpinia Purpurata Variegated

Plant height: 1.5 - 3 inches
Plant spread: 7 - 11 inches

The aplinia genus contains a number of lovely ornamental plants that you have probably seen in high-end flower arrangements. They flower with upright cones of bright red or pink flowers on large stalks, and their leaves are frequently fragrant when crushed.

Alpinia plant does not produce flowers for the first 3 years, but when they grow, they show huge football sized flowers, blooming all year around. Leaves oblong, shiny green. Inflorescences terminal on leafy shoots, unbranched (occasionally branched in cultivated forms), basically cylindrical.

Common name(s): Red Ginger
Flower colours: White. The much more conspicuous floral bracts are red, pink, or white
Bloom time: All year round
Max reacahble height: Up to 12 feet
Difficulty to grow:: Easy

Planting and care

Gingers are grown from an underground rhizome. Best planting season is the rainy season. Gingers are planted in the pot or bed.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Semi-Shade
Soil: Not very picky about potting soil.
Water: Grown under proper conditions, they need a steady, year-round supply of water.
Temperature: They can survive temperatures down to 50 degrees F to 73 degrees F.
Fertilizer: Feed with a weak liquid fertilizer throughout the growing season. Coated slow-release fertilizer pellets also work well.

Caring for Alpinia Purpurata Variegated

  • Although they are not especially picky about their soil, it is not uncommon for the plants to experience a mild magnesium deficiency.
  • In this case, supply them with a pinch or two Epsom salts every month or so to keep the leaves green and healthy.
  • Remove spent flowering shoots and yellowing foliage.

Harvesting

All year round.

Typical uses of Alpinia Purpurata Variegated

Special features: This very popular ginger composed of layers of cerise bracts and is used in the cut flower industry around the world.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: Red ginger is a very useful and perennial with diverse forms. With its long, attractive red flower bracts and lush green leaves, it works well in tropical-theme landscapes. It is useful as a tall informal hedge or screen.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • http://houseplants.about.com/od/Tropicals/p/Alpinia-Growing-Ornamental-Ginger-Indoors.htm
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Red%20Ginger.html
  • http://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/4377

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5 / 5 Roopam Shahi 27 June 2018
Amazed to see this plant.
5 / 5 Shreya Singhal 09 June 2018
Worth Money. Good Product
5 / 5 Deepa Raj 29 May 2018
Worth Money. Good Product
5 / 5 Dhiraj Gome 28 May 2018
Hope many more to purchase and recommend to buy from this seller without giving room second thought
4 / 5 Kishor Reddy 27 May 2018
Very small but looking cute

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