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growing Ginger

Posted by rosessecretgarden (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 28, 10 at 14:20

hey all ginger friends!
This might be a stupid question but i do not know i remember it from somewhere:
Can I grow ginger from a root I bought at my grocery store?
What steps should I take to do this. Any ideas?


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RE: growing Ginger

I found the topic here on garden web. I would see a photo of what it would look like. Something came up in my garden, maybe because I composted a ginger root, years ago. It took years to bloom.

Here is a link that might be useful: Ginger root plants


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i wish i could arrange the photo but i can not :(


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RE: growing Ginger

  • Posted by cjc45 9 Mount Dora FL (My Page) on
    Wed, Jun 9, 10 at 9:19

Yeah, this is one you don't grow for the flowers. Or the foliage, just the roots. Mine is just now starting to come up.


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Help!! I have a ginger plant that I got for little bit of money. And it was huge. But I can't care for it right. It seems to be dying. How can I save it? I had it in the house in front of a window that gets some sun. And I water it. Now I have it on the front porch but it must not like that either. What is the secret to growing ginger? Thank You


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  • Posted by cjc45 9 Mount Dora FL (My Page) on
    Sun, Jun 20, 10 at 14:24

Patty, any idea what kind it is? Some need more sun than others, some like more water. If the bulb/root is still firm and healthy looking you can cut off the dead foliage and it will probably put up new shoots.


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