Fingerroot for sale – Easy plant to grow with edible roots, also grown for the ornamental flowers and leaves, planting in spring to summer better to buy rhizome, plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Fingerroot – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 10+, but mostly grown as house plant, water needed – average to big amount, light conditions – partial to full shade, height: 1-2m, 3-6 feet.
Blooming in the spring to summer in beehive shaped flowers that appear in red color.
Roots harvesting in the autumn to winter and can be used eat raw, spices, beverage, stir fry or cooked.
Alternative names: Lesser galangal, Chinese ginger, Boesenbergia rotunda