Fingerroot growing herbaceous of the genus Boesenbergia also known as Lesser galangal or Chinese ginger, Fingerroot is annual stem with perennial evergreen or deciduous plant and also used as ornamental fragrant medical plant, grow in subtropical, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Leaves linear shape the structure emerged on stem in round growth.

Flower color pink white with dots like big spoon.

Fingerroot flower

Rhizome edible in finger like shape that connected to the top, the color of the peel is brown the inner is yellow the taste is spicy.

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Requirements for Fingerroot growing and care:

Rich soil, moist, frost free

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Rhizome

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Phyllosticta zingiberi, Rhizome Flies

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Infected leaves

Size of the plant?
1-2 m, 40-80 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
Red that grow like beehive

Pollination is done by:
Bees, butterfly

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
Spring, summer

How to harvest the leaves?
Better to use the leaves when you pull the rhizome

Information about leaves:
Leaves edible linear shape the structure emerged on stem in round growth

Uses of Fingerroot leaves:
Salad, stir fry, cooked

Edible Roots

Information about Ginger rhizome:
Rhizome edible in finger like shape that connected to the top, the color of the peel is brown the inner is yellow the taste is spicy.

When to pull up Ginger rhizome:
Autumn / Winter

Uses of Fingerroot rhizome:
Eat raw, spices, beverage, stir fry, cooked

Scientific name:

Boesenbergia rotunda

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