Etlingera elatior 'Pink'

This is the pink form of a fabulous exotic bloom! "Torch gingers" are tropical ornamental plants of supreme beauty. The torch-like inflorescence is produced at eye level and the vegetative shoots are also very elegant. It is used as a food ingredient for delicacies in SE Asia and also as a medicine.

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This is the pink form of a fabulous exotic bloom! "Torch gingers" are tropical ornamental plants of supreme beauty. The torch-like inflorescence is produced at eye level, at 1-1,5 of height and it lasts a lot as a cut flower. Vegetative shoots are very beautiful, tall and arching and can reach 1,5-5 m, depending on the environmental conditions.

The flower buds are also used as a food ingredient, but more importantly the ripe seed pods, which are packed with small black seeds, are an essential for cooking delicacies in different countries of SE Asia. There are also different medicinal uses with good scientific results.

We ship thick, healthy rhizomes from adult, blooming plants, often with branches and a few cut shoots.

Pictures from Wikipedia:
By Schristia - Torch Ginger (IMG_7206), CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8926096

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Asia
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 200cm-400cm
Botanical family Zingiberaceae
Light Sun
Light Medium
Minimum winter temperature 0 ºC to 15 ºC
Flowering Season Warmer Months
Plant type Herbaceous
Color Pink
Care Pot
Shape Perennials
Shape Rhizomes
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