The native ginger is an edible perennial herb. It has green leaves with attractive red leaf reverses. The fragrant white flowers are followed by blue berries. The new leaf shoots and berries have a mild ginger flavour and can be used in cooking, or eaten fresh from the plant.
|Water||Once a week but deeply|
|Height||2 – 2.5m|
|Climate||Subtropical and tropical|
|Light conditions||Full sun to part shade|
|Care||Well drained soil|