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15 Jul 17 mick (Australia - temperate climate)
I had my first attempt at growing ginger late last year and harvested my first crop a month ago. Amazing and the taste was nothing like what you purchase in the shops. I will be replanting shortly and will then keep a permanent clump on a rotating basis. I have not bee so lucky with my galangal. Got a fair result and then split up the next season but lost almost all of it. It might have been too dry. Currently have plants growing which have been better located and on mounded soil. They are supposed to have yellow leaves as the middle of winter at present but the galangal is emerald green with no sign of having a break for winter. Maybe the roots remember last season and are making up for their poor results.......... Looking forward to trying this crop as well.

I had my first attempt at growing ginger late last year and harvested my first crop a month ago. Amazing and the taste was nothing like what you purchase in the shops. I will be replanting shortly and will then keep a permanent clump on a rotating basis. I have not bee so lucky with my galangal. Got a fair result and then split up the next season but lost almost all of it. It might have been too dry. Currently have plants growing which have been better located and on mounded soil. They are supposed to have yellow leaves as the middle of winter at present but the galangal is emerald green with no sign of having a break for winter. Maybe the roots remember last season and are making up for their poor results.......... Looking forward to trying this crop as well.

- mick

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