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Alpinia 'Atherton Red' (Tucker Bush Red Back Ginger)

Red Back Australian Ginger

Plant Description

2x1m, white fragrant fls,clumping

full sun
part shade
Height: 2m - 2m
Spread: 1m - 1m
Pot Sizes:
Habit: Medium Shrub
Flowering Information: white clusters
Flowering Seasons: Summer Spring
Foliage Description: shiny green, red/maroon underneath
PBR/Agent: TB - Red Back Ginger Information
Health Warning:

Tucker Bush - is an upright clumping plant to 2m with deep red/maroon backed foliage. The leaves are shiny and attractive. It is a hardy, non-invasive plant that prefers moist soils. It has edibel roots that have a ginger taste. Bright blue berries follow the white flowers which are also edible with a ginger taste.

Tucker Bush Safety: Whether using our commercially grown Tucker Bush plants, or sourcing your own fruit & plant material from the wild caution should be exercised. Fruit and any edible plant material may require specific preparation to be safely eaten. Please read our plant labels and also consult the website for specific plant information.

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