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Alpinia zerumbet - Big Babes

Mature tubestock, premium and ready to plant!

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Alpinia zerumbet is commonly known as "Shell Ginger". This is a very hardy, tropical, clumping plant with striking variegated foliage. Sprays of pendulous white flowers are produced in the Spring. Alpinia zerumbet provides contrast foliage in an under-storey planting and is ideal as potted feature plants. 

These are our advanced 85mm nursery pots

Quick Facts

  • What to use me for: Hardy attractive foliage plant, contrast foliage in an under-storey planting and is ideal as potted feature plants. 

  • I grow to: 1.8m High

  • Where to place me: Full sun or part shade

  • How far to space me: 25-30cm

  • Soil Conditions: Suitable for most soil types, Tolerates cooler temperatures 

  • My features: Clumping weeping habit, contrast foliage, feature plant

Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden.

We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and delivery to your door.

Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently

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