|Ginger – Zingibiraceae
|Ease of cultivation
|Up to 1.5 m in height, leaves up to 25-40 cm.
|1-2 years in the room, more than 5 years in the conservatory.
|In the summer: 68-77 ° F, in winter 60,8-64,4 ° F.
|Requires medium high humidity.
|Illuminated place, bright light.
|Ready-made air permeable primer general purpose soil with the addition of a small amount of sand. For a soil of own preparation to take: 1 part of garden earth, 1 part of coarse sand or perlite, 1 part peat or humus (leaf earth) and some chalk . Always use a pot with a hole.
|The substrate must always be moist.
|From May to August every 14 days with liquid fertilizer.
|By dividing the rhizomes of adult plants in the spring.
|Blooms from spring to mid-summer. A separate flower lasts about three days.
|In spring, in large specimens, the upper layers of the soil can be changed.
|Features of care
|Regular spraying with soft water is required
|At low humidity, it suffers from a spider mite, the tips and edges of the leaves may dry up.