Shampoo Ginger (Awapuhi) - Zingiber zerumbet
The Shampoo ginger, or Zingiber zerumbet, looks great in landscapes and is also used in food production, medicine, and cosmetics. An essential ingredient in many hair care products, the Shampoo ginger is aptly named. You may know it from your hair shampoo bottle as awapuhi.
- Average mature height: 3 to 4 feet
- Light: Full to part sun
- Water: Average needs
- Zones: 7b-11
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.
Plant care: Wish your thumb were a little greener? Visit our ginger care page & become a gardening guru in no time.