Round Rooted Galangal showing the interesting leaf pattern and the round shaped root together

(1/3) Round Rooted Galangal showing the interesting leaf pattern and the round shaped root together

Another name for this plant is Peacock Ginger and you can see why with this interesting colouration and pattern on the leaf

(2/3) Another name for this plant is Peacock Ginger and you can see why with this interesting colouration and pattern on the leaf

The round root clearly visible here in the pot. The roots can be eaten and just like regular Galangal they are spicy and hot.

(3/3) The round root clearly visible here in the pot. The roots can be eaten and just like regular Galangal they are spicy and hot.

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Round Rooted Galangal

Kaempferia rotunda
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Has beautiful variegated leaves and Crocus-like flowers which emerge after dormancy before the leaves. Young leaves are eaten raw or cooked also the root tubers can be eaten cooked and are quite hot.
Other Names: Peacock Ginger

$23.90

Specifications of Round Rooted Galangal

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From RhizomeLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest First Year

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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