Alpinia galanga – Greater Galangal

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This is an tropical edible plant and herb in the ginger family that is used in Indonesian and Thai cuisines. The rhizomes are known to smell like black pepper and have a sweet taste.

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Description

This is an edible plant and herb in the ginger family that is used in Indonesian and Thai cuisines. It is a very common ingredient in Thai soups and curry. It is also known as Greater Galangal, Thai Galangal and Spicy Thai Ginger. The rhizomes are known to smell like black pepper and have a sweet taste.

For more information, please see Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpinia_galanga

You should grow this plant in full to partial sun. It needs regular watering and fertilizing requirements. It actually also grows to become a nice landscape plant with very unusual and pretty flowers. Don’t forgot to protect from freezing temperatures.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 6 × 36 in