About Kaempferia galanga
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.
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
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 Frequently Asked Questions How tall do kaempferia galanga grow?
On average kaempferia galanga grows Up to 8 inches
What color are kaempferia galanga ?
A kaempferia galanga plant bears flowers of color White, Violet
How hard is kaempferia galanga to grow?
A kaempferia galanga is Medium
How much sunlight does a kaempferia galanga need?
A kaempferia galanga prefers Dappled sun, Partial sunlight
How much water does a kaempferia galanga need?
A kaempferia galanga prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a kaempferia galanga need?
Fertile well-drained soil
What temperature does a kaempferia galanga like? How should I fertilize my kaempferia galanga ?
Prefer an organic fertilizer
Monday, 20 January 2020 Vijayalakshmi Kesharwalaa
Tuesday, 05 November 2019
Perfect plant to bring contrast colours in your garden.
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