Beehive Ginger Plants - Zingiber spectabile

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SKU: 000375
Plants for sale: Rhizome, usually with new growth. Zingiber spectabile (Beehive Ginger) is a native of Thailand and produces spectacular yellow/orange cones which fade to bright red in 4-8 weeks. Cones are large, 20-30cm tall. The cones grow on short spike from the base of the plant. In tropical areas the plant will grow all year around but in cooler climates goes dormant in winter. Plant in part shade soil should be well drained and moist. This Ginger will grow well in full sun as well in the subtropics and tropics, but foliage will be a lighter green and some sunburn might occur during very hot weather. Will grow as far south as Sydney.

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Zingiber spectabile (Beehive Ginger) is a native of Thailand and produces spectacular yellow/orange cones which fade to bright red in 4-8 weeks. Cones are large, 20-30cm tall. The cones grow on short spike from the base of the plant. In tropical areas the plant will grow all year around but in cooler climates goes dormant in winter. Plant in part shade soil should be well drained and moist. This Ginger will grow well in full sun as well in the subtropics and tropics, but foliage will be a lighter green and some sunburn might occur during very hot weather. Will grow as far south as Sydney. When you receive the rhizome it is best planted in a pot till it's established.

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How to grow Beehive Ginger plants

Plant with any new shoot-buds upwards 3-4 cms deep leave new shoots out of the soil.Water well when planting and afterwards only to keep the soil moist. Keep the pot in a warm place with filtered sunlight.Use slow release fertilizer when plant is young.

Plants for sale:

Rhizome, usually with new growth.