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Kaempferia galanga (Violet) - Bulb (set of 5)

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Description

This plant belongs to the ginger family, and one of four plants called galangal.

These are rhizomes in actual and the plants 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 flowe ¹ The plants go dormant in winter.

Common Name Kencur, aromatic ginger, sand ginger, cutcherry, resurrection lily, galangal, chandramula
Height Up to 8 inches
Flower Colour White, Violet
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Medium

Planting and care

  • Water fairly dry during winter
  • Water often for other stages of a plant life
  • Wait for planting until your soil is warm

Kaempferia galanga 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
Sunlight Dappled sun, Partial sunlight
Watering Medium
Soil Fertile well-drained soil
Temperature 18 to 24 degrees C
Fertilizer Prefer an organic fertilizer
Harvest Season Not defined

Kaempferia galanga special feature

Edible

Kaempferia galanga uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It looks beautiful under the big trees

Medicinal Use:

  • It contains essential oils

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