Young ginger plant growing in flower pot.

By September 25, 2017Articles

Young ginger plant growing in flower pot.

By September 25, 2017Articles

Young ginger plant growing in flower pot.

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Ginger is a pungent tropical herb used to add unmistakable flavor to a variety of food dishes. A powerful superfood, ginger contains antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties, and many people value ginger for its proven ability to calm an upset tummy. This warm-climate plant grows year round in USDA plant hardiness zones 9b and above, but gardeners in more northern climates can grow ginger in a container and harvest the spicy roots year round. Although you can start any time of year, spring is the optimum time for planting ginger in a container. Want to learn about growing ginger in containers? Read on. How to Grow Ginger in a Pot If you don’t already have access to a ginger plant, you can purchase a chunk of ginger about the size of your thumb or a little longer. Look for firm, light-colored ginger

Young ginger plant growing in flower pot.

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Ginger is a pungent tropical herb used to add unmistakable flavor to a variety of food dishes. A powerful superfood, ginger contains antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties, and many people value ginger for its proven ability to calm an upset tummy. This warm-climate plant grows year round in USDA plant hardiness zones 9b and above, but gardeners in more northern climates can grow ginger in a container and harvest the spicy roots year round. Although you can start any time of year, spring is the optimum time for planting ginger in a container. Want to learn about growing ginger in containers? Read on. How to Grow Ginger in a Pot If you don’t already have access to a ginger plant, you can purchase a chunk of ginger about the size of your thumb or a little longer. Look for firm, light-colored ginger

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