Galangal growing herbaceous of the genus Alpinia also known as Lesser galangal, Galangal perennial root with annual stem, grow as deciduous plant and also used as ornamental fragrant medical plant, grow in tropic, subtropical, temperate, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves edible linear shape the structure emerged on stem in round growth, the stems also edible, flower color white with pink edge the flower grow in the end of the stems.

Galangal Rhizome

Rhizome edible the color of the peel is brown the inner is yellow the taste is spicy.

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Requirements for Galangal 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:
?

Recommended 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?
0.7-1.2 m, 2.2-4 feet

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
White flower with pink edge, the flower grow in the end of the stems.

Pollination is done by:
Bees, birds, butterfly

Edible roots

Information about Ginger rhizome:
Rhizome edible 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 Galangal rhizome:
Eat raw, spices, beverage, stir fry, cooked

Scientific name:

Alpinia

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