Growing Ginger is practical if your herb garden is in the tropics. If not, it’s better to Grow Ginger in a container.

Zingiber officinale

Ginger is a tropical perennial: Ginger is native to southern Asia. It grows from an aromatic, tuberous rhizome, or root, recognizable by its knotty, branched appearance. Its color can be whitish or buff-colored, depending on the strain.

Plant Type - Ginger:

Best Planting Zones for growing ginger:

Best Soil Type for growing ginger:

harvest your ginger:

Ginger as a culinary herb:

Ginger Glazed Carrots recipe can be prepared in any 12-inch skillet.:

Here’s a good recipe from one of my favorites that puts some zip into glazed carrots. Glazed Carrots go well with roasts of any kind. See www.cooksillustrated.com

Ginger tea and other medicinal uses of ginger:

Article about Ginger by: Thomas Kueny, Publisher - http://www.growing-herbs.com  3/1/10