Growing Ginger

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16 Oct 19 John (Australia - temperate climate)
I’d like to grow ginger in planter boxes in a full sun location. Sydney NSW location. Does ginger tolerate warm to hot soil situations?
24 Mar 20 Mary (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I have been growing ginger successfully in a planter box for 5 years now since I downsized to an apartment in Sydney. I started with cutting off part of store bought ginger with buds and plant in the planter box early Spring. With filtered sun and water they soon grew lot of leaves. I harvest the ginger once a year in winter when the leaves turned yellow and dried. Cut off the rhizome and bury the smaller ones back to the planter box. By next spring they will re-shoot again. I do sometimes pull one plant out (when I need it) and cut off a chunk off the rhizome then place the rest of the plant back to the plant box, cover with soil. The ginger harvested before maturity has milder flavor.
19 Nov 19 Gary (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
John I feel as long as they have plenty of soil and water. I grow mine in a double bucket arrangement and I do better than a guy up in budrem in the ground. I get about 1.4 to 1.9 kgs per bucket hope this helps. Gary P.s. I'm on Mid Nth Coast region.
18 Oct 19 anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Read the notes here about growing it. The first short sentence.

Read the notes here about growing it. The first short sentence.

- anon

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