Alpinia Zerumbet Shell Ginger, Live Plant

$7.99 sales tax

Plants for sale are Alpinia Zerumbet shell ginger, live plant. As with all my plants they are grown from tissue culture to be exact disease free copies of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 5-16″ they grow fast. Makes a bea..

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Alpinia Zerumbet shell ginger, live plant for sale!

Following winter, Alpinia Zerumbet Shell Ginger produces large pendant inflorescence with white and pink porcelain-like flowers. Can grow 5 to 6 feet tall and tolerate winter temperatures down to 20F.

As with all my plants they are grown from tissue culture to be exact disease free copies of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 5-16″.

Grows best in some shade but can tolerate full sun. Zones 7 and higher.

We recommend using only *Bio Spectrum organic fertilizer, Ships to the continental United States only.

This variety of ginger is pure white and quite rare. The white flowers contrast against any backdrop giving this variety great versatility. Reaches 5-8′ and produces flowers throughout the year.

Ships to the continental United States only.

Soil requirements and planting instructions

First, mix together the following:

  • 60 percent potting soil
  • 20 percent peat moss
  • 20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite.

Then, place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Alpinia Zerumbet shell ginger.

When planting shell ginger landscape plant at 1′ apart. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0

When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has medium or full light.

This species of shell ginger is considered hardy at zones 8b-10

When using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water. Shell ginger is very drought tolerant.

Use an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower.

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