NATIVE GINGER Alpinia caerulea
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.
|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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