GlobbawinitiGlobba Wintii is a dainty shade loving dwarf ginger that grows 1 to 2 feet tall with pretty green foliage. The flowers are unique with hanging white/ pink brackets with yellow flowers that stick out from the brackets making a beautiful flower display.
The flowers can be used in fresh or dried arrangements and have a mild honey scent which is very pleasant. It is a beautiful foliage plant and the yellow flowers are a bonus to any shade garden!
Tropical forests of northern Indonesia, particularly Java. It has been introduced to numerous countries as an ornamental plant for its edible fruits and attractive flowers. Grows well in containers indoors and out and can be overwintered in a cool greenhouse or just move indoors for the winter.
Grow globba wintii in rich organic soil with good drainage and keep moist but not wet. Cuttings should be taken in spring to fall, let dry until the cut end callouses over before planting in soil or vermiculite. Keep warm and moist, should root in 1 to 2 weeks.
This is a great plant for the garden or landscape, the green leaves are stunning yet delicate looking with bright yellow flowers that are wonderfully fragrant! They attract butterflies and honey bees when in bloom.
Globba wintii makes an outstanding container plant and is a perfect houseplant for a sunny window. It makes an excellent hanging basket as well, just be sure to provide sturdy support.
It is best to grow globba wintii in medium-filtered light or bright shade. It can survive full sun but may have more trouble with excess water around its bases, avoid this and you will have success! The bright shade is recommended.
Globba wintii prefers moist, well-drained soils and can survive in both humid and arid conditions. Avoid very wet soil and standing water around the plant's base. It does not like its roots to be waterlogged or sit in water.
Globba wintii is known as one of the world's best indoor plants, not only because it is lovely but also because it filters formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene from the air! This makes globba wintii the perfect choice for an office or other spaces with poor ventilation. It grows well in low light and prefers temperatures above 50 degrees F. but will survive in much lower temps when kept indoors (45 degrees or even cooler). If transferred inside, it is easily cared for and should be treated like a houseplant. It has no major pest problems and can be expected to live for years with proper care!
Global globbawiniti production
According to a report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the world's globbawiniti production was estimated at 17.5 million tonnes in 2010. The majority of this production takes place in developing countries, with China leading the way with 7.4 million tonnes, followed by India with 3.2 million tonnes. Brazil, Mexico and Pakistan are also significant producers of globbawiniti, with 1.5 million tonnes, 1.3 million tonnes, and 1.1 million tonnes respectively.
The FAO's report notes that the majority of globbawiniti production takes place in Asia, with China accounting for 43% of the world total, followed by India with 18%. Other significant Asian producers include Pakistan (6%), Bangladesh (5%), and Indonesia (4%).
In terms of global exports, the FAO reports that China is the largest exporter of globbawiniti, with exports valued at $1.1 billion in 2010. India is the second-largest exporter, with exports valued at $0.9 billion, followed by Pakistan ($0.6 billion), Bangladesh ($0.5 billion), and Mexico ($0.4 billion).
The FAO's report also notes that the majority of globbawiniti is used for animal feed, with 65% of global production being used for this purpose in 2010. Globbawiniti is also used for human consumption, with 20% of production being used for this purpose. The remaining 15% of production is used for other purposes, such as industrial applications.