hurricane shredded ginger

WOODSGRANNY(Z9 S LA.)October 22, 2005

hurricane rita shredded my gingers,should i cut back to the ground?also, if this is the case, should i fertilize?

tia,patricia

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CoolPlants

what type of gingers? I'd wait until they go dormant. (if that's the type of ginger that will). Any leaves or chlorophyll on it will help it to recover. Once new leaves come out, go ahead and trim the old ones.
kevin

    Bookmark   October 23, 2005 at 11:12AM
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beachplant(9b)

Shredded my hedychiums. I cut them all back to the ground. The shell ginger only blooms on old growth so if you cut it back you won't get blooms next year. Tally HO!

    Bookmark   October 31, 2005 at 8:40PM
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