Shell Ginger

Alpinia zerumbet

$14.50
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you are purchasing a small barerooted plant that may be cut back for shipping


In a cooler climate alpinia zerumbet is one of the best tropical plants going. In spring and summer it puts out long sprays of sea shell like flowers that elegantly drape from the plant. The lush emerald green leaves emit a sent when rubbed evocative of edible ginger. In some cultures the leaves are used to wrap fish before cooking.

(461)

Growing Conditions -
Flowering Season Year round
Max Size 2 m
Origin -
Temperature very cold hardy
SKU 461

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