***NOT TO TAS*** (Alpinia galanga) Asian heirloom native to Hainan Island in China. Also known as 'Thai Ginger'. Perennial plant to 2m tall with edible roots similar to ginger with a spicy aroma & pungent flavour. Able to be grown in all light-frost & frost-free areas of Australia. Sow after frost. Plant whole tuber in soil with plenty of well rotted manure or compost. Keep plants well watered & weed free.
Roots may be dug whole or 'bandicooted' as needed.
A useful understory plant in a permaculture system.
Best harvested after plant dies down in Late Autumn / Early Winter or in warmer areas, bandicoot tubers as needed. High yields.
Tubers come in pieces which have been divided and are ready to plant. There are 2 pieces per pack.
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