Japanese Ginger Info: How To Grow Myoga Ginger Plants

By November 9, 2017Articles

Japanese Ginger Info: How To Grow Myoga Ginger Plants

By Mary Ellen Ellis Japanese ginger (Zingiber mioga) is in the same genus as ginger but, unlike true ginger, its roots are not edible. The shoots and buds of this plant, also known as myoga ginger, are edible and can be used like an herb in cooking. Japanese ginger uses aren’t limited to food, though; this pretty perennial can also add visual interest to the garden. What is Japanese Ginger? Japanese ginger, which is also called myoga ginger or just myoga, is a perennial, herb-like plant native to Japan and the Korean peninsula. It has not been common in the U.S., but is now easier to find in nurseries. You can grow myoga outdoors in partially shady beds or in containers – indoors or outdoors. They will grow to about 18 inches tall (45 centimeters), but may grow twice as tall if you use fertilizer. The buds and young shoots

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