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Alpinia luteocarpa

Native range: The Philippines (Luzon Island)

Known names: Bamboo Ginger, Red Stem Ginger, Red Bamboo Ginger

Hardiness: Can tolerate short-term freezing.

Mature Size: ~3' Tall, ~3' Wide

Light: Bright, indirect sun, dappled sun

Water: Keep the soil evenly moist

Soil: Loamy potting mix

Dormancy Period: N/A

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: Grown in 4" pot, shipped with rootball


Silver leaves with red underside evenly spaced upright by stiff, red stem. Flowers are dull yellow with bright red base. Best grown outdoors but can tolerate indoor enviornment if properly ventilated. Honestly it looks more like a palm than bamboo!

Alpinia luteocarpa (Bamboo Ginger) [4"]

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