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lovestogarden

My Southern California (zone 10a) garden has all kinds of plants mixed together; roses, ferns, succulents, vegetables,....

Zingiber officinale

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lovestogarden

#zingiber #zingiberofficinale #ginger #southerncalifornia #california 9 August 2018

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cyndi

These leaves look like a plant that popped up in a pot I couldnt figure out. Now its got me wondering lol.

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lovestogarden

You have a puzzle, @cyndi . Hopefully it will be a plant as pretty as ginger, if not that. ❤️

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cyndi

We will see as it grows. I keep meaning to take a pic of it but keep forgetting to. Maybe tomorrow i will. Xo

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lovestogarden

@cyndi, tag me when you do so I do not miss it.

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cyndi

Done

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lovestogarden

Zingiber officinale = grocery store ginger

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lovestogarden

Ginger finally started growing. I had this for years and when I moved all my plants for the new fence, it did not make it. I am glad to get her going. From the grocery store. #ginger #zingiber #edible #medicinal #perrenials #herbaceous #fragrant #rhizomes #houseplants #gingerroot

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columbiariver

Cool! Do you let is sprout some before planting it?

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gjones

We just planted some last week (in a pot). No activity yet😊

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lovestogarden

No, Laura. I just got one with real fresh looking eyes. I have planted it in the ground, before, but heat took it after leaves were about 6". This time I just set it only half buried in a pot outside in morning sun. It took quite a long time, but here we are. @columbiariver

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lovestogarden

Katy and Glenn...great minds... 😁. Mine took a REALLY long time! ❤ @gjones

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lovestogarden

I did read, Laura, that some people soak them overnight in warm water before planting them. 🛁 @columbiariver

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gjones

That's good to know! Patience is required😁 Have you tried growing tumeric?

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lovestogarden

Yes, @gjones , but I got nothing. I will try again sometime.

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Opuntia

Interesting to read the comments as I have found #tumeric to be much easier than #ginger

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lovestogarden

That is interesting, Liam. Any tips on the Tumeric? @Opuntia

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Opuntia

Hi Janice. #turmeric does well in my #polytunnel planted direct gives frost protection (top dies down). Rich mulch and plenty of water and heat. Moist semi-shade in your garden perhaps?

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lovestogarden

Thank you for your #advice , Liam! I will try it again in a pot to keep it moister. @Opuntia

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