Alpinia malaccensis

A stunning Alpinia with large upright shell-like flowers. Very tight clumping, with tidy upright growth habit. A good landscaping plant.

Typical height: 2 to 2.5m
Climate: Prefers tropical or subtropical climates, or warm protected areas in Temperate climates (eg. Sydney, Melbourne)
Light conditions: Full sun to part shade
Growth habit: Tight clumping, upright
Growing conditions: Moist well drained soil, rich in organic matter
Flowers: Spring / Summer


Quantity Stock image Options Price incl. GST
90  in stock
Alpinia malaccensis - 180mm pot Alpinia malaccensis - 180mm pot
Typical height 50cm
18  in stock
Alpinia malaccensis - 300mm pot Alpinia malaccensis - 300mm pot
Typical height 100cm


A striking variety of ginger with a very upright formal look. Leaves are highly aromatic when bruised. Used medicinally, as a food and essential oil in parts of India, Java and China. May be grown in full sun provided plants are given adequate water, though plants will look their best when provided with afternoon shade. For further information about planting, care and maintenance. For further information about planting, care and maintenance. Please refer to our  Heliconia and Ginger Growing Guide.





Alpinia malaccensis - 180mm pot

Barcode 254986798328
Shipping Weight 2.0000kg

Alpinia malaccensis - 300mm pot

Barcode 101986798329
Shipping Weight 9.0000kg

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