Gingers- Snap Ginger Alpinia calcarata x malaccensis

Alpinia calcarata X malaccensis hybrid

A medium height (1.5-2.5 metres) ornamental, tight clumping ginger with narrow leaves & racemes of white and maroon highly fragrant flowers.

In India and Sri Lanka the rhizomes are traditionally used in medicines to remedy cough, respiratory ailments, diabetes, asthma and arthritis.

Grade Height Indication Price Available Order
5 litre pot 120cm $32.50 12
All prices are in NZ$ and GST inclusive but exclude freight (if applicable).
  • Requires shade or bright filtered light with no direct sunlight.
  • Low wind tolerant.
  • Requires frost free site or indoors.
  • Grows to a height of 1.5 metres (approx).
  • Manages an indoor situation.
  • Requires adequate moisture.
  • Prefers a warm temperature.
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