Alpinia Purpurata, Red Ginger – Plant

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About Alpinia Purpurata

The aplinia genus contains a number of lovely ornamental plants that you ve probably seen in high-end flower arrangements. They flower with upright cones of bright red or pink flowers on large stalks, and their leaves are frequently fragrant when crushed. Alpinia plant does not produce flowers for the first 3 years, but when they grow, they show huge football sized flowers, blooming all year around.

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SrNo Item name
1 Alpinia Purpurata, Red Ginger – Plant

Plant Specifications

Common Name Red Ginger.
Maximum Reachable Height Upto 12 feet.
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time All year round.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting And Care

Although Alpinia are not especially picky about their soil, it s not uncommon for the plants to experience a mild magnesium deficiency. In this case, supply them with a pinch or two Epsom salts every month or so to keep the leaves green and healthy.

Alpinia Purpurata Care

Gingers are grown from an underground rhizome. Best planting season is the rainy season. Gingers are planted in the pot or bed.

Sunlight Dappled light.
Watering Grown under proper conditions, they need a steady, year-round supply of water.
Soil Not very picky about potting soil.
Temperature They can survive temperatures down to 50F.
Fertilizer Feed with a weak liquid fertilizer throughout the growing season. Coated slow-release fertilizer pellets also work well.
Harvest Season All year round.

Alpinia Purpurata Special Feature

This very popular ginger composed of layers of cerise bracts and is used in the cut flower industry around the world.

Alpinia Purpurata Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Red ginger is a very useful and perennial with diverse forms
  • With its long, attractive red flower bracts and lush green leaves, it works well in tropical-theme landscapes
  • It is useful as a tall informal hedge or screen

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  1. mrinaldas.haridwar

    This plant is really eye catching. ……with red coloured flower…..


  2. tayyabforest

    Easy and fast process…. I truly recommend this site.