Torch Ginger growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Etlingera also known as Etlingera elatior, Torch Ginger perennial evergreen used as cut flower fragrant ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Leaves color green in lanceolate shape.
Torch Ginger flower
Flower fragrant color red to pink shape of the flower is regular flower with egg structure in the middle.
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Requirements for Torch Ginger growing and care:
Rich, moist, well-drained soil, high humidity
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
Phyllosticta zingiberi, Rhizome Flies
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design, dead leaves and stems
Size of the plant?
1-4 m, 3-12 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Almost full sun / Half Shade / Full shade with lot of light
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Red to pink flowers the shape of the flower is regular flower with egg structure in the middle