What is a ginger plant?

Answer Ginger is grown and harvested for it root system, or rhizomes. This plant is available in both evergreen and deciduous varieties. There is both a culinary (Zingiber officinale) and a wild type (Asa... Read More »

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How to Plant Wild Ginger & Ginger Root?

Wild ginger and ginger root grow differently, but offer similar purposes. Native to North America, wild ginger (asarum) is a lush perennial with flowers lasting well past their season. Harvest wild... Read More »

What color is the ginger plant?

The ginger plant is a leafy, green perennial plant with bright pink flowers. The roots of the ginger plant are brown with a yellow inside. You can grow ginger plants from the root you buy at the su... Read More »

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What Are the Benefits of the Ginger Plant?

Ginger plants are well known for their distinctive scent and flavor -- and their health benefits. The most used portion of this plant for both cooking and medicinal purposes is the root. ... Read More »