Galangal

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, mediterranean climate.

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.

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

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Galangal
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Requirements for growing Galangal:
Rich soil, moist, frost free

What is the best way to start growing Galangal:
Plant / Rhizome

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

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When is the best time to plant a Galangal plant:
Spring

Pests and diseases in Galangal:
Phyllosticta zingiberi, Rhizome Flies

When is the best time to prune a Galangal plant?
Autumn / Winter

How to prune a Galangal:
Infected leaves

What is the size of a Galangal plant?
0.7-1.2 m

Growth speed in Galangal:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Galangal Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

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

It is possible to grow Galangal indoor?
Yes

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

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When does Galangal bloom?
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

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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