Costus dubius growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Costus also known as Spiral gingers, Costus dubius perennial evergreen used as ornamental fragrant plant can grow in tropics, mediterranean or subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Leaves color green with some variegate varieties in color green with white, leaves shape elliptic and grow in rosette structure.

Costus dubius flower

Flower fragrant color yellow or white grows inside bracts.

Bracts color can be: green hive shape.

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Requirements for Costus dubius growing and care:

Warm climate all year

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
In order to get the same as the mother plant yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and stems

Size of the plant?
1-2.5 m, 40-100 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full shape

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Can bloom most of the year mostly in summer to autumn

General information about the flower:
Fragrant flower the color yellow or white flowers grow inside bracts, bracts color green and the shape is hive shape.

Scientific name:

Costus dubius

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