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Ginger - Red Spiral

Costus comosus
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Red inflorescence with yellow flowers appearing from within the bracts. The yellow flowers are edible, crisp and tangy with a slight ginger flavour. Great in salads of all kinds. A beautiful landscaping ginger plant to 1m. Prefers lightly shaded, moist ar... Read More
Other Names: Costus barbatus

$24.00

Specifications of Ginger - Red Spiral

Preferred Climate Tropical, Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From RhizomeLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5), Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, December

Fertiliser All Purpose, Compost

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