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  • Eventual height: 1.2m
  • Eventual spread: 1m

Alpinia zerumbet 'Variegata'

variegated ginger

21cm pot - 70cm tall £39.99
  • Position: bright but indirect light
  • Soil: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 70cm (+ or - 10% including the pot)
  • Pot cover: choose a minimum 22cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot

    Originating from the forests of Eastern Asia, this exotic-looking member of the ginger family will help create a tropical feel in the home or conservatory. Its large, irregularly streaked leaves add colour as well as impact as they unfurl, and as the plant matures, it may also produce a spray of soft pink flowers.

    Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a simple nursery pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.

  • Home care: Place in a spot with bright but indirect light and keep well watered during the growing season. It loves high humidity, so if possible place it in a steamy room (like a bathroom), mist it with water regularly or sit the pot on a tray of moist pebbles.
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