Galangal is a member of the tropical ginger family, and has a sharp, strong aroma and hot, clean taste.
Like ginger, the edible parts are the knobbly, orange-brown rhizomes (young rhizomes have a pink hue).
Galangal can be used fresh - peeled and grated or chopped - and in dried or powder form. Flowers on first year growth and is cold hardy to negative 10!!
|Growing Conditions||Well drained rich soil, full sun to part shade. Cold Hardy.|
|Flowering Season||Summer. Flowers on first year growth|
|Max Size||2 meters|