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From: nancy swell <swell at erols.com> on 1997.04.08 at 13:52:39(587)|
Sorry guys, I've always meant to grow it, but just haven't. I do use it a
lot in cooking. The VERY best is stem ginger, which is harvested I guess,
just as it gets growing so that you use the tender shoots.
At 08:48 PM 4/7/97 -0500, you wrote:|
>From: email@example.com on behalf of Dr. Guanghua Zhu
>Sent: Monday, April 07, 1997 1:48 PM
>To: Julius Boos
>Subject: Re: ginger
>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: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Organization: Small World Travel
>> To: email@example.com
>> 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
>Missouri Botanical Garden
>P. O. Box 299
>St. Louis, MO 63166-0299, USA
>Dear Mark and Guanghua, I`m NOT a ginger expert by any means, but can
>few ideas and suggestions that may be of interst-- I think that ginger grown
>for it`s rhizome may need a longer growing "season" than is available in
>upstate S. Carolina, but I`d try potting it, growing it for as long as
>possible[gingers go dormant after a growing season] then after the
>of them ] are dry, I`d dig it up and see what it produced! If the rhizome
>was insignificant, I`d re-pot it, and grow it for another year, as it just
>require more than one growing season to produce a sizeable rhizome.
>true expert can correct or add to this!
> Good luck---Julius firstname.lastname@example.org
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