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

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,

Plant Specifications

Plant Height13 inch (33 cm)
Plant Spread 9 inch (23 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Red Ginger
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 12 feet
Flower Colour White. The much more conspicuous floral bracts are red, pink, or white
Bloom Time All year round
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

  • 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.

    Alpinia Purpurata Variegated 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
    Watering Grown under proper conditions, they need a steady, year-round supply of water.
    Soil Not very picky about potting soil.
    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.
    Harvest Season All year round.

    Alpinia Purpurata Variegated special feature

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

    Alpinia Purpurata Variegated uses

    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

  • 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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