🌿 Plant Care Tips
Attractive for its large, lanceolate leaves with green bases and bright yellow striped variegation. Native to India and East Asia.
- Commonly known as the variegated Shell Ginger or Light Galangal.
- Leaves have a gorgeous, ginger scent when torn or crushed and can be used for cooking and medicinal purposes.
- While the regular Alpinia Zerumbet leaves have diverse use in Asia, this cultivar is primarily grown as an ornamental, statement plant due to its striking variegation.
Growth pattern: Rhizomatous, upright & clumping
Water: When the top 2-3cm of soil becomes dry.
Ideal Position: South or east facing
Light: Bright, indirect light. Can take some direct light.
Recommended Substrate: Jungle Mix
Humidity disclaimer: This plant will grow well outside of a terrarium or cabinet. However, all tropical plants thrive with higher humidity levels. To achieve this we suggest grouping plants together, or putting them in a bathroom or kitchen which gets regular use.
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