"Curcuma longa" & "Zingiber officinale"

 

Turmeric Ginger Root

The Powerful Healing Root

The health benefits of turmeric are versatile; an antiseptic, antibacterial, lowers cholesterol, treats arthritis, psoriasis, headaches and even blood clots. Incredibly easy to grow, multiplying vigorously without much help. Used medicinally in many modalities of healing, also as a dye and as a culinary spice for curries & rice.

USDA Hardiness Zones (which zone am I?): 8-11 (in ground), 5-11 (in containers)
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Plant Type: Perennial
Years to Bear Fruit & Edible Qualities: Root/rhizome are edible and consumed medicinally and in teas. Leaves are edible and used to wrap meats, fish and vegetables while baking.
Full Size: Leaves will get up to 3’-4’ high depending on root mass
Cold Tolerance: Dormant overwintering, can be grown as long as the ground does not freeze. If heavy frosts are likely in cold temperate climates, rhizomes can be dug up and stored in a cool dark place. Mulch with loose bedding for additional cold protection.
Light Requirements: Shade Preferred with morning and early evening sun.
Drought Tolerance/Watering: Handles drought and flooding, water needs based on location. More sun, more moisture needed.
Soil & Site Requirements: We recommend planting ginger in containers or keep it less invasive in the garden with supervision. Avoid burnt tips on the leaves by ensuring shade from mid-day summer sun and provide supplemental watering during droughts.

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Yellow Ginger Root

ASAIN GINGER, DIGESTION CURE ALL & CULINARY STAPLE

Also known as Canton or Common ginger, it is used medicinally as a tea and enhances any soup as a spice. Often candied for its sweet but warming sensation.

USDA Hardiness Zones (which zone am I?): 9-11 (in ground), 5-11 (in containers)
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Plant Type: Perennial
Years to Bear Fruit & Edible Qualities: Classic grocery store available Ginger. Tuber like root/rhizome are edible, used medicinally and in teas
Full Size: Leaves will get up to 4'-5' high depending on root mass
Cold Tolerance: Dormant overwintering, can be grown as long as the ground does not freeze. If heavy frosts are likely in cold temperate climates, rhizomes can be dug up and stored in a cool dark place. Mulch with loose bedding for additional cold protection.
Light Requirements: Shade Preferred with morning and early evening sun.
Drought Tolerance/Watering: Handles drought and flooding, water needs based on location. More sun, more moisture needed.
Soil & Site Requirements: We recommend planting ginger in containers or keep it less invasive in the garden with supervision. Avoid burnt tips on the leaves by ensuring shade from mid-day summer sun and provide supplemental watering during droughts.

For Prices please view our price list here.


White Ginger Root

THIS GINGER Variety HAS A SPICY QUALITY SIMILAR TO A WASABI.

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-11
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Plant Type: Perennial
Years to Bear Fruit/Edible Qualities: Root/rhizome are edible, used medicinally and in teas. 
Full Size: Leaves will get up to 4'-5' high depending on root mass
Cold Tolerance: Dormant overwintering, can be grown as long as the ground does not freeze.
Light Requirements: Shade Perferred
Drought Tolerance/Watering: Handles drought and flooding, water needs based on location. More sun, more moisture needed.
Soil & Site Requirements: We recommend planting ginger in containers or keep it less invasive in the garden with supervision. Avoid burnt tips on the leaves by ensuring at least shade from mid-day sun and provide supplemental watering during droughts.