Greater Galangal (Alpinia galanga)
Greater galangal is a perennial herb that grows from rhizomes. Similar growing habit as ginger and turmeric.
- tender perennial (protect from frost)
- part shade
- moist rich well draining soil
- moderate water
- harvest: rhizomes
Galangal pairs well with onion, garlic, chili, ginger, chicken, fish, coconut milk, lemon juice, seafood, chili, fennel, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, and shallots.
- grows well in containers
- loves warm weather