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NATIVE GINGER Alpinia caerulea

Alpinia caerulea compliments of crop wild relatives

A versatile plant for Aboriginal people.The ginger tasting roots were eaten and the flesh from the bright blue fruit.The large leaves were thatched and used to make shelters and to wrap food for cooking. Excellent landscape specimen.

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Grown From Climate Height Frost tol. Pollination req'd Evergreen/Deciduous Harvest period
Seedling Subtropical - Tropical 1-2 Medium Evergreen February - May
 

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Native Ginger

Dekka's Edible Fruits
Update: 1856 days 3hrs

Comments: -

In culinary terms the rhysome is not a patch on Chinese ginger but an attractive native plant all the same. Looking forward to tasting the fruit.


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Native Ginger

Anthonymiceli1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1769 days 3hrs

Comments: - Grows quite OK though dies back a little in Winter, needs watering in Summer.


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Native Ginger 9/10

WendyBellbirdPark1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1819 days 23hrs

Comments: -

Have just planted these in the shade as I assume they are similar to all other gingers and I will keep a close eye on them

Pest Control:

ecco oil and healthy earth plants spray

Organic Status:Organic


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Native Ginger 10/10

Caroline1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1845 days 12hrs

Comments: -

growing well

Planted: 2007

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: manure every now and again

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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Native Ginger (Cutting)

VF1's Edible Fruits
Update: 852 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Planted in my ornamental garden, but plant is edible (incl. blue berrys).  Plant is native to my area.

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

Nil requiredd


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Native Ginger (Cutting) 6/10

Jo1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1808 days 11hrs

Comments: -

New to the plant collection. Growing well in the pot. Will harvest leaves and berrys when required and tubers also.

Planted: 2009

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Organic


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