Ginger - Plant
Description for Ginger
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.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Asarum canadense||Pink||April to May||0.50 to 1.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
To start with, soak the ginger root overnight in warm water to get it ready for planting. 2. Fill your pot with very rich but well draining potting soil.
|Part shade to full shade||well-drained soil||Medium to wet||15.5Â°C (59.9Â°F).||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Ginger
- you will need to select a place to grow your ginger plant. Ginger root grows in part to full shade and likes rich, loose soil. If you ll be planting ginger in the ground, it s a good idea to add lots of compost or rotted manure to the chosen spot.Jan 2
Typical uses of Ginger
Special features: Usually grown as a ground cover in shady areas. Woodland gardens, native plant gardens or naturalized areas. Also may be used for edging.
Culinary use: They usually use ginger for savory foods rather than sweet ones. Due to the rise in popularity of Asian and Indian recipes in other parts of the world, the concept of using ginger for savory meals has been spreading in recent years.
Ornamental use: Alpinia vittata is a fast grower and can be used as indoor plant as long as a humid atmosphere is maintained. Remove spent leaves as they form and cut old canes to their base.
Medicinal use: Medicinal uses: Unverified information Scentless Turmeric is used by the tribals as a hair tonic and for cure of wounds.