Common name : Galangal ginger
Origin : Indonesia , Thailand
Flower colour : tiny little orchid like flowers from the base. White with purple lip.
Soil : neutral
sun/shade : semi-shade, partly sunny
watering : keep it moist all the time.
Hardiness : not lower than 12 ° C
Height : 20 - 25 cm
Tubers : very different, size from 5 to 15cm
Overall information : A very strong smelling ginger, originally used in Indonesia . Galangal tea is absolutely delicious. The root contains a very high percentage of essential oil. These day its mainly used for cooking but in Papua New Guinea it's still used as a hallucinogen. Leaves are in the beginning flat lying on the ground but when the plant matures, they are more upright. (Kaempferia marginata keeps flat on the ground)
.one package contains 3 healthy bulbs
One package contains 1 plant . We ship only healthy (in pot) growing plants. We cut them back and ship them bare root in a strong cardboard box with Thai registered airmail. EMS is also possible but prices are on request.
In many cases we can provice different size and species. Please email us for more info.
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- Product Code: Kaempferia galanga
- Availability: In Stock