If I plant rhizome now, will it bloom this year?

sparklynn(z9/S14 Sacto,CA)June 16, 2004

Hi there,

I'm finally getting around to building my new side garden! I know this is late for Sacramento, so I'm wondering... if I plant some budding rhizomes (eBay!) in the next couple of weeks, can I expect blooms this year?

Thanks!

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Mantisia

Budding rhizomes of what? If you tell us what kind of ginger it will help us tell you what to expect.

-Kyle

    Bookmark   June 16, 2004 at 2:19PM
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sparklynn(z9/S14 Sacto,CA)

Ooops. Sorry! Hedychiums.

    Bookmark   June 16, 2004 at 2:29PM
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Mantisia

You have a fairly good chance of getting blooms this year if the rhizomes are large enough and healthy enough. The growing season where you are is long enough to allow for a late start.

-Kyle

    Bookmark   June 16, 2004 at 4:18PM
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