Culinary Ginger has thin, long, leaves that will bring your vegetable garden a tropical look. Widely used as a medicinal herb, Culinary Ginger helps relieve common problems such as headaches, upset stomachs, muscle soreness, and more. It’s also a great addition to your soups, sauces, and teas!
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Species: Zingiber ssp.
Other Species Names: Ginger root, Common Ginger
Plant Height: 24-36 in.
Spread: 24-36 in.
Plant Form: Upright
Summer Foliage Color: Green
Minimum Sunlight: Full Sun
Maximum Sunlight: Full Sun
This perennial herb develops green shoots of tropical-like foliage with its narrow leaves. It grows into a beige color with a knotted, rough looking appearance. Its edible rhizomes with robust lemony flavors make for a tasty addition to your favorite ginger recipes!
Also known as Ginger Root, these can be planted in garden beds or containers. It will take minimal space as it will grow to about 2 to 3 feet tall.
Culinary Ginger prefers to be planted mid-spring when temperatures are in the 60s and 70s. It is hardy to zone 9 and should be brought indoors during the winter. Otherwise, treat as an annual. It will thrive best in heat and humidity conditions. They require full sun for optimal growth and need slightly acidic, well-draining soil. They may be divided and should not be planted where they compete with tree roots. It will be ready for harvest within 90 to 120 days after planting.