Shampoo Ginger growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Zingiber also known as Zingiber zerumbet, Shampoo Ginger perennial deciduous used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in subtropics, tropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.
Leaves color green linear shape the structure emerged on stem in round growth.
Shampoo Ginger flower
Flower color is white the flowers small and grow inside bracts.
Bracts fragrant color can be: red, yellow, green or orange the shape is hive shape.
Rhizome edible the color of the peel is brown the inner is yellow the taste is bitter.
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Requirements for Shampoo Ginger growing and care:
Rich soil, moist, frost free
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Rhizome
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Phyllosticta zingiberi, Rhizome Flies
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
0.7-1.2 m, 28-48 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
White flowers that grow inside bracts, bracts are fragrant color can be: red, yellow, green or orange the shape is hive shape.
Information about Shampoo Ginger rhizome:
Rhizome edible the color of the peel is brown the inner is yellow the taste is bitter
When to pull up Shampoo Ginger rhizome:
Autumn / Winter
Uses of Shampoo Ginger rhizome:
Eat raw, spices, beverage, stir fry, cooked