Galangal Ginger (Alpinia galanga)

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Plants for sale: rhizome. Galangal Plants are part of the Ginger family Zingiberaceae, which also includes, amongst others, the Ginger plants Alpinia, Hedychium, Curcuma and Zingiber. They are grown for their culinary, decorative and medicinal uses. Galangal is a fantastic, useful plant. My Galangal plants grow happily in the garden with no maintenance whatsoever, they look great with their lush green foliage and yellow flowers, AND all I have to do is walk out of my kitchen and cut a piece of root; fresh Galangal for cooking!
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About Galangal Plants

Galangal Plants are part of the Ginger family Zingiberaceae, which also includes, amongst others, the Ginger plants Alpinia, Hedychium, Curcuma and Zingiber. They are grown for their culinary, decorative and medicinal uses. Galangal is a fantastic, useful plant. My Galangal plants grow happily in the garden with no maintenance whatsoever, they look great with their lush green foliage and yellow flowers, AND all I have to do is walk out of my kitchen and cut a piece of root; fresh Galangal for cooking! 

About Galangal rhizomes

Galangal grows from underground rhizomes (root stems). You can cut pieces of rhizomes as you need it in the kitchen, and the plant itself will happily keep growing. 

The Rhizomes are very hard and they’re not easy to cut. I generally use a serrated knife to saw my way through the root, or sometimes secateurs if I can see a rhizome from above the soil and know where to snip. This is not good for your secateurs though!

Galangal has a stronger taste than normal, common Ginger.

Galangal recipes

We’d love to hear about your great Galangal recipes and list them here for our readers! Some great Galangal recipes can be found on the Taste Website http://www.taste.com.au/search-recipes/?q=galangal&x=-661&y=-217

Galangal common names

Galanga, Blue Ginger, Laos

Galangal plants for sale

Rhizome.

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0 # janet h 2014-03-08 07:22
Does galangal produce red flowers with black seeds?
 
 
0 # Elle 2014-03-09 08:18
Hi Janet,
My Galangal has very light white to yellow flowers with red to pinkish tinged veins. Seeds are black. Quoting janet h:
Does galangal produce red flowers with black seeds?
 
 
0 # janet3 2014-03-09 08:20
Thanks for your prompt reply.
The flowers from our plant were red and seeds are black.
I was worried it is not galangal ginger plant.JanetQuoting Elle:
Hi Janet,
My Galangal has very light white to yellow flowers with red to pinkish tinged veins. Seeds are black. Quoting janet h:
Does galangal produce red flowers with black seeds?
 

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