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:
?

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Phyllosticta zingiberi, Rhizome Flies

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
0.7-1.2 m, 28-48 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
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?
No

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
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.

Edible Roots

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

Scientific name:

Zingiber zerumbet

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