Ornamental Ginger

Ornamental Gingers – Ginger spp.

ornamental gingerAn excellent tropical foliage and flowering group of plants . Ornamental gingers provide lush foliage and an abundance of flowers in a wide range of colours.

Height: 50cm to 1m

Uses: Gingers are used as an ornamental plant in a tropical garden.

Planting tips: Warm sunny position with ample moisture.

Soil type: They should be grown in a moist environment for best results. keep well watered.

Pruning: Remove dead leaves and flowers, cut down to ground level at the end of autumn.

Watering: Keep soil moist for best results.

Pests and problem: Scale is the major pests that can attack this plant. A non-oil scale spray few times a year can help you keep the plant away from such pest attack.

Climate: Responds well in most Australian regions, especially tropics.

 

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