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Re: gingers....


> have never gotten them to bloom
Curcumas or other gingers?

I've only tried the one and didn't have luck and got rid of it.  But I've
been reading a bit and have gotten input from others.  It can take up to 4
months to bloom and since our season is shorter, there may not be enough
time without a headstart.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cathy Carpenter" <cathy.c@insightbb.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2005 11:00 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] gingers....


> I second that! Have tried some and have never gotten them to bloom for
> me, even with the most diligent overwintering.
> Cathy
> On Saturday, February 5, 2005, at 12:51 PM, Donna wrote:
>
> > 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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