Plants for sale are Alpinia "Tahitian Red Ginger" plants. Each plant I offer is Hybridized and grown from tissue cultures to be a disease free exact replica of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 5-16" tall. The Tahitian Red Ginger, also called the Ostrich Plume, is originally from Malaya but can be found growing throughout the tropical Pacific region. Each flower is actually a clump of red spikes that grow out of the end of a long, leafy green stalk. On a mature plant the stalks can reach up to 15 feet tall, but most plants are around 6 to 7 feet in height. Unlike most other flowers, the Red Ginger reproduces by new plants growing in the middle the old flowers. The new plants can be removed and planted for a fresh crop of Red Ginger. Ships to the continental United States only... Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae, Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae soil requirements and planting instructions, Mix together the following: 60 percent potting soil; 20 percent peat moss; 20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite. Place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae. When planting Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceaethe landscape plant at 1' apart. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Strong growth will Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0 light conditions, When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has medium or full light. This species of Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae is considered hardy at zones 8b-10 Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae, If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between waterings. Do not over water. Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae is very drought tolerant. Produces large red flowers spring and summer. blooms are red. Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae, this mild feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower. Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae pests and disease, Pests or diseases are few and far between. Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae are also refered to as a Polynesian Princess Ginger. Alpinia Purpurata Zingieraceae are generally grown from shoots, seeds and tissue culture. There are several different varieties of Alpinia. Florida Hill Nursery is your internet source for buying rare plants and fruit trees. Our online Plant selection ensures the best selection of internet plants available. Ceck out our wide selection of other tropical plants, subtropical plants and norther temperate climate plants. Buy 1 plant or tree and recieve free shipping on the next three plants or trees using *best way shipping. Our online selection of rainforest tropicals and fruit trees can add a piece of the tropics to your back yard, greenhouse, patio or garden.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 16 September, 2010.