Deciduous – Sheds Its Leaves Annually
Half Sun – Prefers 3 To 6 Hours of Sunlight a Day.
Frost Hardy – Can Handle frost without damage.
Moderate Watering – Requires Regular Watering.
Low Maintenance – Requires little maintenance.
Soak ginger in water overnight because they are sometimes treated with a growth retardant. Plant ginger 15 to 20cm apart, 5 to 10cm deep and the growth buds must point upward. Ginger can be planted whole or in smaller pieces with a couple of growing buds each.
Loose, loamy, and rich in organic matter is best.
Ginger is commonly used to treat many types of stomach problems like motion sickness, morning sickness, colic, upset stomach, gas, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome and nausea.
|Interesting planting ideas|
Chilli peppers, cilantro and lemongrass are great companion plants.
Rich in calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, phosphorous, manganese, iron, zinc, and copper.
|Pests and Diseases|
Pests include nematodes, slugs and snails; leafminers and mites. Diseases include damping-off, powdery
8 to 10 months after planting
An erect, slender, herbaceous perennial is grown for its edible rhizome. The rhizome is brown, with a corky outer layer and pale-yellow scented centre. Used worldwide as a condiment and flavouring for food, teas, and herbal medicines.
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Requires moderate maintenance.