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Description for Kaempferia galanga (Violet)
These are rhizomes in actual and the plant's thick rounded leaves lay flat on the ground. Flowering may last over a two month. The inflorescence is composed of 4 to 12, white tubular flowers. The plants go dormant in winter.
Planting and care
It is a plant of the moister tropics with a distinct dry season, it prefers a humid climate and a minimum temperature that seldom falls below about 18 degrees C. Prefers a position in the shade. It generally prefers a position in partial shade, growing best in a moist, well-drained, fertile, humus-rich soil.
Caring for Kaempferia galanga
- Water fairly dry during winter.
- Water often for other stages of a plant life.
- Wait for planting until your soil is warm.
Typical uses of Kaempferia galanga
Special features: Edible
Culinary use: The plant is used as an herb in cooking in Thai cuisine. Dried or fresh rhizomes are used in Asian cuisine as a spice as they are aromatic.
Ornamental use: It looks beautiful under the big trees.
Medicinal use: It contains essential oils.
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