Alpinia zerumbet grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Alpinia also known as Shell ginger, Alpinia zerumbet perennial deciduous (annual stem), also used as ornamental fragrant medical plant, grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 8+.
Leaves edible linear shape the structure emerged on stem in round growth, the stems also edible.
Alpinia zerumbet flower
Flower color white with pink edge with inner yellow the flower grow in the end of the stems.
Rhizome color of the peel is brown the inner is yellow.
Alpinia zerumbet for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Alpinia zerumbet growing and care:
Rich soil, moist, frost free
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Rhizome Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? No, but easier Difficulties or problems when growing: ? Spring, summer, autumn Recommended planting season? Phyllosticta zingiberi, Rhizome Flies Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Autumn / Winter How to prune: Infected leaves Size of the plant? 1-3 m, 3-10 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half Shade / Full Shade Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower White with pink edge with inner yellow the flower grow in the end of the stems Pollination is done by: Bees, birds, butterfly Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: All year especially in the spring and autumn Better leaves of non-blooming stems How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Leaves edible linear shape the structure emerged on stem in round growth, the stems also edible, flower color white with pink edge the flower grow in the end of the stems. Uses of Alpinia zerumbet leaves: Wraps leaves, herbal beverage Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Part shade Plants, Shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Fast growing plants
Deciduous, Geophyte, Herbaceous, Perennial plant
Edible plants, Fragrance, Medical uses, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Pink flower, White flower
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Beverage, Herbs, Stuffed or Wrapped