Canada Wildginger - Plant

The fleshy rootstock, which has a strong, gingery flavor, can create a crowded network on the woodland floor, resulting in a dense ground cover of Wild ginger.


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About Canada Wildginger

Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil, in part shade to full shade. Prefers constantly moist, acidic soils in heavy shade. Spreads slowly by rhizomes to form an attractive ground cover for shade areas.This low, colony-forming perennial grows only 4-8 in. high.

Each plant bears a pair of large, velvety, heart-shaped leaves. Growing at ground level in the crotch between 2 leafstalks is a single darkish red-brown to green-brown flower. The solitary flower is at ground level, hidden below the leaves.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name wild ginger,Asarum canadense,Canadian wild ginger
Maximum Reachable Height 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Flower Colour Red , Green , Purple
Bloom Time April to May
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Due to their shallow growing rhizomes, the fastest and easiest method of propagating mat forming Wild Ginger plants is by cutting sections of the rhizome, each containing a pair of leaves, into 2"-3" pieces in the spring.

Canada Wildginger care

Wild Ginger plants should be grown in a site with light to deep shade, but they will appreciate a little morning sun. Asarums are sometimes capable live in poor, dry soil but the result will be very unsatisfactory. For Gingers to thrive, they should be planted in moist, humus rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Add plenty of compost and fallen conifer needles (if available) to the soil at planting time.

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature minus 40F.
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Canada Wildginger special feature

Usually grown as a ground cover in shady areas. Woodland gardens, native plant gardens or naturalized areas. Also may be used for edging.

Canada Wildginger uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • cantharophilic, sometimes myophilic

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Canada Wildginger ?

Canada Wildginger is commonly known as wild ginger,Asarum canadense,Canadian wild ginger

How tall do Canada Wildginger grow?

On average Canada Wildginger grows 0.50 to 1.00 feet

What color are Canada Wildginger ?

A Canada Wildginger plant bears flowers of color Red , Green , Purple

When Canada Wildginger blooms?

With enough light, Canada Wildginger may produce Red , Green , Purple flowers in April to May

How hard is Canada Wildginger to grow?

A Canada Wildginger is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Canada Wildginger need?

A Canada Wildginger prefers Full Sun

How much water does a Canada Wildginger need?

A Canada Wildginger prefers watering medium

What kind of soil does a Canada Wildginger need?

A Canada Wildginger prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Canada Wildginger like?

A Canada Wildginger prefers minus 40F.

How often should I fertilize my Canada Wildginger ?

To encourage Canada Wildginger growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


Sunday, 01 December 2019

Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more

Kuldeep Bishnoi

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