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Alpinia Zerumbet Variegata – 165mm


Alpinia Zerumbet Variegata, also known as the Variegated Shell Ginger, is native to East Asia. This plant is characterized by its striking variegated leaves, featuring green and white stripes. The leaves are long and lance-shaped, adding a tropical touch to any garden or indoor space. One interesting characteristic of this plant is that it produces fragrant white flowers that resemble shells, hence its common name.

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Alpinia Zerumbet Variegata Care Info

Alpinia Zerumbet Variegata, also known as the Variegated Shell Ginger, is a stunning tropical plant that adds a touch of exotic beauty to any indoor space. It thrives in bright, indirect light and can also be grown outdoors in a shaded area.

  • Lighting: Place the Variegated Shell Ginger in a spot with bright, indirect light for optimal growth.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch.
  • Humidity: This plant enjoys high humidity levels. Mist the leaves regularly or use a humidifier to maintain moisture in the air.
  • Temperature: Maintain a warm environment for the Variegated Shell Ginger, with temperatures between 18-24 degrees Celsius.
  • Fertilizer: Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 2-4 weeks during the growing season to promote healthy growth.
  • Toxicity: Keep this plant away from pets and children, as it is considered toxic if ingested.

With the right care, your Alpinia Zerumbet Variegata will thrive and bring a touch of the tropics into your home.

Weight 3.2 kg

Local Delivery Info

This plant will be delivered as it is shown in the photos. Currently, we are limiting delivery to Sydney, Canberra and select areas in between, this allows us to hand-deliver the plants in their nursery container with potting mix as shown in the images. All plants are guaranteed to be delivered in 100% healthy condition. Plants can vary in size and colour based on the growing conditions and season. The plant you receive may be smaller or larger than the plant in the images. It may also be displaying different colours or attributes.

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