Alpinia galanga (2lt)

Alpinia galanga (2lt)

galangal or blue ginger

£12.00
Product Code: 300000008570
Stock In stock

Galangal or Blue Ginger. Large lance shaped green leaves are arranged alternately on stiff upright stems that grow to around 2m tall. In summer creamy flowers are borne in terminal clusters.  Prized for its culinary and medicinal properties this galangal needs to be kept frost free (ideally above 10c) and in good light. Fast growing with rhizomes reday for cropping 3-5 months after planting.


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Info
Evergreen Or Deciduous Deciduous
Flower Colour cream
Good For Wildlife yes
Hardiness hardy to -5c. Mulch well in autumn
Height 2m
Plant Size Medium: 2-5 Litres
Pot Size 2lt
Scented yes
Season Summer
Soil Type Any well drained
Spread 1m
Time Of Flowering July-August
Common Name galangal or blue ginger
Aspect Sun or Part Shade