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Greater Galangal

Alpinia galanga

'Greater Galangal' is a plant in the Alpinia genus with a scientific name of Alpinia galanga. Greater Galangal grows as an annual/perennial and is a herb. Being an annual / perennial plant, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Normally grows with a forb habit.

Greater Galangal is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Greater Galangal

Growing Greater Galangal from seed

Transplanting Greater Galangal

Companion plants for Greater Galangal

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Greater Galangal so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Greater Galangal

These plants will not grow well with Greater Galangal so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Greater Galangal problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Greater Galangal plants:

Other names for Greater Galangal

Blue ginger, Thai ginger

Alpinia galanga (L.) Sw.

Greater Galangal care instructions

How long does Greater Galangal take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Greater Galangal

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