How to grow ginger at home to have an inexhaustible supply (and make it bloom)?

By Lilia
  1. Choosing the right ginger:
    Choose a firm, plump ginger rhizome with well-developed eyes.
    Avoid shriveled or moldy rhizomes.
  2. Preparation of the rhizome:
    Soak the rhizome in warm water overnight to hydrate it.
    Cut it into sections, each with one or two eyes.
  3. Choice of container:
    Use a wide, shallow container with drainage holes.
    Fill it with well-draining potting soil rich in organic matter.
  4. Planting and watering:
    Bury the rhizome sections just below the soil surface, eyes facing up.
    Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist but not soggy.
  5. Ideal conditions:
    Maintain a temperature of 24 to 29°C and high humidity.
    Consider using a humidity tray to increase the humidity level.
  6. Watering and fertilizing:
    Keep the soil constantly moist by watering it regularly.
    Fertilize every 2 to 4 weeks with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season.
  7. Promote flowering:
    Provide sufficient light, heat and humidity.
    Avoid disturbing the plant unnecessarily.
  8. Harvest and tasting:
    Harvest the rhizomes as needed after 8 to 10 months.
    Store excess ginger in a cool, dry place for later use.

Conclusion :
Growing ginger at home is simple and rewarding, offering a continuous supply of fresh rhizomes and the possibility of beautiful blooms. Follow these steps to enjoy the satisfaction of growing ginger at home for years.