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Alpinia Purpurata, Pink Ginger - Plant

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Plants with showy flowers on long brightly colored red bracts. They look like the bloom, but the true flower is the small white flower on top.

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1Alpinia Purpurata, Pink Ginger - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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About Alpinia Purpurata

Red ginger can grow tall up to 8 feet, and it has a spectacular flower spike. The small, inconspicuous, tubular, white flowers emerge from between colorful floral bracts on terminal flower spikes. Young plantlets emerge from the base of the old inflorescences and can take root if they touch the ground.

The flowers are occasionally followed by rounded seed capsules.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height7 inch (18 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Red ginger, ostrich plume, jungle queen, and pink cone ginger
Maximum Reachable Height 8 feet
Flower Colour White. The much more conspicuous floral bracts are Pink
Bloom Time blooms all year around after mature the plant.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • If you live in a colder area, bring your red ginger into an indoor garden during the winter.
  • Do not let red ginger experience temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit for long periods of time.
  • Prune it often.

    Alpinia Purpurata care

    It prefers partial shade and moist humid conditions, although it can tolerate full sun in some climates.

    Sunlight Partial sun
    Watering Make sure its soil constantly moist. Do not let the potting soil dry out.
    Soil Rich, well-drained soil
    Temperature Above 41 degrees F
    Fertilizer Fertilize monthly with a high-nitrogen liquid fertilizer.
    Harvest Season all year around

    Alpinia Purpurata special feature

    Same as the Jungle King, but the only difference is its soft light pink flower bract with small white flowers emerging from within its bracts.

    Alpinia Purpurata uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plants are used for an ornamental purpose

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant Alpinia purpurata?

    1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer once in a month.

    Are Alpinia indoor plants?

    You can plant Alpinia indoor and outdoor also. where it will receive more than 6 hours of direct sunlight.

    Where to plant Alpinia?

    You can plant Alpinia indoor and outdoor also. where it will receive more than 6 hours of direct sunlight.

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