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A beautiful and useful plant! Attractive, lush foliage that smells of ginger and chunky, edible pinkish white ginger roots just below the surface of the soil. Grow your own ginger, easy to harvest and it’s a perennial, so with a little care you can have ginger every year.
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- Scientific Name
- Zingiber Officinale
- Fruiting Months
- Harvest Ginger once the leaves begin to go brown and whither. (calendar)
- Purchase Height
- 2-3 feet high
- Maximum Height
- 1-1.5 metres
Top Tips for Planting
- Plant in an area that is part sun / part shade.
- Requires well drained soil with lots of organic matter.
Top Tips for Growing
- Water regularly as soil should remain moist.
- Protect from very hot sun and very windy conditions.
Is it suitable for growing in pots?
Ginger grows successfully in a large pot.
How much water does it require?
Regular moderate watering.
When will it start fruiting?
You can harvest the rhizome (ginger root) once a year in around Autumn, leaving enough in the soil for the plant to regrow so you can harvest again next year.
Did You Know
Ginger is actually a herb! We call the edible part a ginger root but in actual fact it is a rhizome which is essentially an underground stem.
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