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Can put two Kahili ginger in the same pot that is 12 inches wide and 11 inches hight?

I have two ginger plants (Hedychium gardnerianum) -- ginger plant one and ginger plant 2 -- would it be a good idea to put them both in a 12 inch wide pot that is 11 inches in height? Or should I put ...
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What is the deficiency in my Thailand ginger plant? [closed]

My gala Thailand ginger is 3 months old, but the leaves are very pale yellow and the growth seems to be stunted. Please let me know if there is any deficiency.
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Why does the ginger wither at the top/tip?

I have been growing culinary ginger quite successfully however there are times when one or two stems start drying out at the top/tip and I don't know what could be the cause. The ginger are planted ...
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Can ginger grown in a garden landscape be used as an edible spice?

Can flowering gingers like White Butterfly (hedychium) be eaten? The rhizomes look and smell exactly like the ginger in grocery stores.
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Ginger plant growing into height

I have 2 ginger bulbs planted and while the plants grow fast (it has grown from zero to this in about a month), they are getting very high. Right now nearing a meter. The plant is mostly on a ...
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Repotting ginger in a window box

I have a long tough box on my window which I stuck some root ginger in. The ginger was in my fridge and sprouting so I figured I'd see what happened. Fast forward a few years and it's a huge clump of ...
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How can I grow ginger in my backyard?

I have never grown ginger and want to try to in my raised beds in my backyard. I don't have ginger seeds to grow from but can I cut sections of ginger I buy from the store and grow it? Any other ...
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Is my ginger stem too thin?

I placed my ginger indoors beside a window, and they started growing. Some grew really fast, and some hardly at all. Why is this the case? Also, are their stems too weak/thin? I used a pair of wooden ...
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Can you grow tropical plants (ginger) on a hugelkultur in a cool climate?

Ginger is a warm climate plant that can be grown in cool climates indoors with an ambient temperature of 25 - 30C (75-85F). When you grow plants on the top of a hugelkultur, as long as the trees and ...
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How often do you get a sunchoke that looks like ginger?

I was watching some videos on gardening, and was wondering how often a sunchoke will look like a ginger root system (a giant clump of one tuber). Example:
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Is it acceptable to plant turmeric vertically?

Will tumeric that you plant with the "stick, hole, cover" method grow well vertically? Basically my planting method is to break off a piece of clean dead stick, push it in the ground, put the ...
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Why are the leaves of my ginger plant turning brown?

I am trying to grow ginger and in the last three weeks the leaves turned brown. What is happening to my ginger? The rhizomes appears to be fine and no rot. In addition, I water them once every two ...
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Will rhubarb grow well with ginger in MN?

I recently planted some rhubarb in the middle of my yard, and am considering putting ginger with it. I was wondering if: ginger would grow well mixed in with the rhubarb? will it keep the grass at ...
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Why are the leaves of my ginger plant drying out?

It's only been 3-4 months since I potted my ginger plants. I water them every 2-3 days depending on the the weather. I try not to get the soil too moist. Over the last couple weeks, the leaves of one ...