[Sca-cooks] : Ginger.

David Walddon david at vastrepast.com
Fri Nov 13 22:06:23 PST 2009

Can you grow it indoors?

On 11/13/09 9:39 PM, "Sharon Palmer" <ranvaig at columbus.rr.com> wrote:

>> I was told I shouldnt gather my Ginger until it blooms. Is there a
>> reason to it? It has filled my basket I had it growing in and want
>> to gather it before the freeze. It has not bloomed nor has it
>> attempted to... it just spread everywhere lol.
> http://www.tropicalpermaculture.com/growing-ginger.html
> A clump needs to be about two years old to flower.
> If you are growing ginger root in the garden you can start stealing
> little bits of it once it is about four months old. Just dig
> carefully at the side of a clump. (This "green ginger" does have a
> lot less flavour than the mature stuff, though.)
> The best time to harvest ginger is any time after the leaves have
> died down. Usually it takes eight to ten months to get to that point.
> Ranvaig
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