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.
Galangal for sale - Seeds or Plants to Buy
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
Difficulties/Problems with growing Galangal:
When is the best time to plant a Galangal plant:
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:
What is the size of a Galangal plant?
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?
Growing Galangal is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Galangal bloom?
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
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