Zingiber mioga (Japanese Ginger) Herb Plant
Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.
The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.
Zingiber mioga (Japanese Ginger)Herb in 1 Litre Pot
Zingiber mioga is a hardy member of the ginger family, growing from a rhizome the upright stems reach about 1-1.5 m and are covered in lance-shaped leaves, giving it an exotic appearance great for a tropical planting scheme. Orchid-like, white, creamy/yellow flowers appear from large, dark-pink buds at ground level in mid-summer. Dull green fruit appear, splitting open to reveal bright red interiors with black seeds, only the buds and shoots that are edible. Native to the cool mountains of south east China, Vietnam and Korea when it has evolved to cope with extreme cold often down to minus 16 degrees centigrade making it ideal for gardens here. It is best planted in a sunny to part shaded position, in fertile soil which is well-drained in winter. A protective layer of mulch can be added to protect the crown during winter, once the foliage dies back.
Zingiber mioga (Japanese Ginger) known as Myoga in Japan and China is widely cultivated in Asia for its tasty edible shoots and flower buds despite being called a ginger the rhizomes are not edible.
Buy Zingiber mioga (Japanese Ginger) Online
Our potted Zingiber mioga (Japanese Ginger) herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.
|Zingiber mioga (Japanese Ginger) Herb Plant|
|Soil Type||Moist well-drained soil|
|Latin Name||Zingiber mioga|
|Hardiness||RHS rating H5 - Hardy Cold Winter|
|Type of Garden||Herb|