Search

banner

Plant Finder

PLANT FINDER

Alpinia mutica

Code / Description
Size
LOCATION
Add to List
Code / Description
LOCATION

Alpinia mutica

Alpmut
Small Shell Ginger,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B2, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 8
$/Unit (EX GST): $21.66 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $23.83 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Alpinia mutica Small Shell Ginger,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

Description:
Hardy evergreen clumping ginger growing to 1.5m in height, commonly known as the Cardamon Ginger because of its spicy fragrant leaves once rubbed together. Producing beautiful white upright shell shaped flowers in spring, it makes an excellent landscape plant for mass planting or screen and borders.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Enjoys a full sun to partly shaded position in rich well drained soil. Prefers a warm temperate, sub tropical to tropical climate. Use good quality potting mix if kept in containers.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Zingiberaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate, Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
Filters
Sort
display