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ALPINIA CAERULEA - NATIVE GINGER

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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Alpinia caerulea - Native Ginger

Dekka's Edible Fruits
Update: 1720 days 16hrs

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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Alpinia caerulea - Native Ginger 9/10

WendyBellbirdPark1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1684 days 12hrs

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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Alpinia caerulea - Native Ginger

Anthonymiceli1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1633 days 16hrs

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


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Alpinia caerulea - Native Ginger 10/10

Caroline1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1710 days 1hrs

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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Alpinia caerulea - Native Ginger (Cutting)

VF1's Edible Fruits
Update: 716 days 21hrs

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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Alpinia caerulea - Native Ginger (Cutting) 6/10

Jo1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1673 days 1hrs

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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