Re: ginger

Dear all,

I know we have some ginger experts on th list.  Would you please 
help?  Thank you very much.


> Date:          Sun, 06 Apr 1997 08:09:10 -0700
> From:          Mark Malmgren <>
> Reply-to:
> Organization:  Small World Travel
> To:  
> Subject:       ginger

> I'm not a botanist...just a gardner and I have a question...
> A freind went to the grocerty store and got a piece of ginger root...he
> roted it and gave me some.  Now it is doing VERY well in my
> garden...growing and multiplying like crazy. I live in Upstate S.
> Carolina where it gets down to 5 degrees in the winter and up to 100 in
> the summers.
> Question: Can I harvest the roots for ginger?  If so, how and when?
> Many thanks
> Mark Malmgren
Guanghua Zhu
Missouri Botanical Garden
P. O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299, USA
Phone: (314)577-9454
Fax:   (314)577-9438

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