Return to the Asian Vegetables Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Need Ginger, Galangal & Tumeric rootstock to grow

Posted by dancinglemons 7+ (My Page) on
Thu, Dec 20, 07 at 2:28

Does anyone here know of a GOOD source for EDIBLE Ginger rootstock, Galangal rootstock and Tumeric rootstock?? I want to grow this and can not find a source for the EDIBLE gingers. Thanks!

I posted on the Ginger forum also but there does not seem to be much activity over there right now.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Need Ginger, Galangal & Tumeric rootstock to grow

I have grown out gingers from grocery store tubers before. Make sure they look firm and nor shriveled. It's worth a shot. As for growing a cultivar where you know the name . . . Ebay, online garden company websites are all I can think of.


 o
RE: Need Ginger, Galangal & Tumeric rootstock to grow

As mentioned, ginger rhizomes(?) from the grocery store will grow fine. I have done the same with tumeric from a health food store. I soak each in warm water for an hour or so to try to wash off any sprouting inhibiters. I'm going to ask a friend in Los Angeles to look out for galangal in Asian markets, as I can't find it fresh in stores or mail-order nurseries (one may be able to find it seasonally fresh for consumption by mail order; I haven't looked recently). I'd like to find grains of paradise and the real cardamom as well.


 o
RE: Need Ginger, Galangal & Tumeric rootstock to grow

I've had luck at the Asian markets myself. I have also grown ginger. I had a ginger plant for many years. Here is a picture of my home in westerville. If you click on the link you can see my garden. Its the featured one on the page.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Asian Vegetables Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here