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Re: gingers....

The owner of GingersRus told me I could probably get C. petiolata to
bloom here because it is a summer bloomer. The C. I had been looking at
was a spring bloomer and he said I might not get it to bloom. So the
species might make a difference.

On his home page
there's a link to cold climate ginger growing in Michigan, but the
writer hasn't grown Curcumas. In a previous message I gave the link to
skinner's culture sheets with one for curcumas, but I don't have it with

If I find it, will let you know.

neIN, Zone5

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> Has any one ever grown these gingers in a pot? Knowing it is not hardy here 
> and would have to bring it indoors, wondering if it would work?!? 
> Specifically, Curcuma rubescens, anyone know anything about it? 
> Guessing I should have paid closer attention when gingers where being 
> discussed here, now I found one that is of interest for foliage.... I would 
> never get any of them to flower here.... 
> Donna 
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