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Alpinia Purpurata, Red Ginger - Plant

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Enjoy and spread fragrance by growing a excellent Alpinia plant which have very showy and fragrant flowers.

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

Aplinia is a tall, upright, herbaceous, evergreen plant in Zingiberaceae family. Leafy cane like stems arise from rhizomes. The rhizomes spread laterally in thick clusters, producing aerial shoots. The inflorescence is a compact spike with a cluster of bracts overlapping to form a funnel shape.

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,Ornamental Ginger
Maximum Reachable Height Upto 12 feet.
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time All year round.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

Although they are not especially picky about their soil, it s 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.

Alpinia Purpurata care

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
  • Sunlight
  • At least 3-6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day is ideal for plant.
  • Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Temperature They can survive temperatures down to 50F.
    Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Harvest Season All year round.

    Alpinia Purpurata special feature

    The showy red inflorescence is floral bracts and flowers are of white color.

    Alpinia Purpurata uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is useful as a tall informal hedge or screen also used as a shrub border in mass plantings or as a specimen plant

    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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