Ginger - Common Cooking Variety Zingiber officinale
Get ready to cook up a storm with the most common and delicious cooking variety of ginger: The Zingiber officinale. It can’t match its showy cousins in the foliage department but the Zingiber officinale holds its own in the culinary corner. This ginger is easy to grow in a container, which is a great solution for protecting it from cold temperatures in the winter.
- Average mature height: 4 feet in shade, 3 feet in sunnier spots
- Light: Part shade to full shade
- Soil: Well-drained. Keep moist but not soggy. Do not overwater.
- Zones: 8-12
Plant size: Our plants ship in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 3-6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.
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