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Etlingera Elatior 15 Seeds, Ornamental Tropical PINK Edible Torch Ginger

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Etlingera elatior PINK
Also known as: Torch Ginger

A showy tropical rhizomatous perennial of the ginger family that grows to 12-15’ tall in tropical climates but much shorter in cooler climates. It is native to Malaysia and Indonesia where it is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant. Naked flower stalks rise directly from the rhizomes to 3’ tall, each stalk being topped by a large cone-shaped inflorescence containing tiny yellow flowers over tiny fertile bracts, both of which are somewhat hidden inside of and subtended by large, drooping, showy petal-like red bracts. Flowers bloom throughout the year. Plants are monocarpic (flower stems die after flowering with new stems developing at the base).
The stems of the flowers are chopped up and added to curries or soups with rice noodles. Buds are edible, flavorful and used in Southeast Asian cooking.

Best grown in humus-rich, well-drained soils in full sun to light shade. Prefers consistently moist soils. Mulch helps maintain good soil moisture. Potassium is necessary for the correct uptake of water, which is necessary for the optimum growth of this large plant.
Plants must be protected from strong winds which can snap off the leafstalks. Will grow poorly in frost-free climates when night temperatures dip below 50 degrees F.
Winter hardy to USDA Zones 10-12.

This offer is for 15 seeds.
Etlingera elatior PINK
Also known as: Torch Ginger

A showy tropical rhizomatous perennial of the ginger family that grows to 12-15’ tall in tropical climates but much shorter in cooler climates. It is native to Malaysia and Indonesia where it is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant. Naked flower stalks rise directly from the rhizomes to 3’ tall, each stalk being topped by a large cone-shaped inflorescence containing tiny yellow flowers over tiny fertile bracts, both of which are somewhat hidden inside of and subtended by large, drooping, showy petal-like red bracts. Flowers bloom throughout the year. Plants are monocarpic (flower stems die after flowering with new stems developing at the base).
The stems of the flowers are chopped up and added to curries or soups with rice noodles. Buds are edible, flavorful and used in Southeast Asian cooking.

Best grown in humus-rich, well-drained soils in full sun to light shade. Prefers consistently moist soils. Mulch helps maintain good soil moisture. Potassium is necessary for the correct uptake of water, which is necessary for the optimum growth of this large plant.
Plants must be protected from strong winds which can snap off the leafstalks. Will grow poorly in frost-free climates when night temperatures dip below 50 degrees F.
Winter hardy to USDA Zones 10-12.

This offer is for 15 seeds.

Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
(165)
Reviewed by Paul

Reviewed by Bryan white
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 11, 2018
Seeds arrived in a timely manner. Fingers crossed that I can get them to germinate.
Brugmansia Suaveolens White 10 Seeds, Brazil's Angel Trumpet Shrub, Sm Tree

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It is important that buyer understand that seeds are live products and seed germination can be adversely affected by such factors as temperature, moisture content, light intensity, dormancy, fungus, bugs and contamination of planting media. These factors are totally out of The Plant Attraction's control and are the buyer's responsibility and risk. Accordingly, The Plant Attraction does not guarantee seeds to perform properly regardless of conditions or the buyer's methods or mistakes.

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Some plants and seeds are poisonous so please keep away from children and pets.

Any data given is for information purposes only, and not guaranteed to be accurate. No responsibility will be accepted for adverse effects from self-medication of herbal remedies and the like. Pregnant women and children should avoid herbal remedies unless prescribed by a doctor or herbalist.

Etlingera Elatior 15 Seeds, Ornamental Tropical PINK Edible Torch Ginger

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Craft type: Gardening
  • Seed type: Flower
  • Material: Basic instructions included
  • Feedback: 165 reviews
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