Red ginger is the only seeding plant like ginger and galangal. It has a rhizome or rootstock in the soil. In fact, the stems can be seen above the ground is intricately wrapped by the bract and gradually grow up to the maximum length 5 feet. The things connect with bract and stalk is a leaves that growing alternately in two rows at the same line. The leaves have a spear-like shape with 12-15 inches long, 6 inches wide, thin leaves with a parallel line as well as banana leaves.
Red ginger flower spire on the top of a petiole, in a bouquet with 8-12 inches long, in red color. Red bouquet is actually ornamental leaves in the bract of flower and intricately stay in line like a fish scales. The flower is a white cone emerged from the bract which is red flowers about 1 inch long. The red flowers will bloom throughout the year.
Red ginger is a fast-growing plant. It like a sandy soil or moist loose soils. Red ginger can grow in both shady and outdoor.
It can be reproducing by sprouting.