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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Red
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Pink
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Green
  • Multi/Variegated
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Red
  • Green
  • Multi/Variegated
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Multi/Variegated
  • Red
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Annual
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Northern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Curcuma is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions, however it does like moist and slightly boggy soil locations. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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RED STEM GINGER

Curcuma x 'Red Emperor'

Buy Red Emperor online. Brilliant red stems and leaf highlights set this architectural plant off from the "less splendored" tropicals. A member of the ginger family with showy pink flowers that emerge from the ground. Use in ground in the mild SE or Texas. Wonderful container plant elsewhere

Mature Height:

30-36 Inches

Mature Spread:

18-20 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

8-13

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Zingiberaceae · Common Name: Red Stem Ginger

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase RED STEM GINGER Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2607

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(0 units available now)

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