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Dividing a Red Ginger Plant

Posted by susan123_grow (My Page) on
Fri, Oct 20, 06 at 7:30

I have a Red Ginger Plant in a pot on my terrace which is doing well. I want to take some shoots from the bottom and grow another plant. I have been told the plant will sulk and will not flower for 3 years. Does this apply to the new shoots or to the original plant? After establishing the new shoots I want to plant them on the beach by our club. I have seen some on the beach by a restaurant and they are doing okay, but wondered whether they would need much watering.


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RE: Dividing a Red Ginger Plant

I don't know about it sulking. I've divided mine a couple of times and it's still flowering. Just take a shovel, loosen up the section you want, take a sharp knife and cut right through!


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RE: Dividing a Red Ginger Plant

Hi susan123_grow,
I have seen you live in Spain and you have a Red Ginger plant (Alpinia purpurata?). I live in (Cordoba) Spain too, and I have tried this plant several times in a very protected area but I have failed. Have you get any flower? Is not the plant too tender?
Thank you,
Fernando


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