Galangal, Red plant

$7.70$16.50 incl. GST

Usually Available: all year, dormant June to October
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Alpinia galangal
Pot Size: 40mm tube, 100mm pot


Red Galangal plant, Alpinia galangal, is also known as Galangal, Greater Galangal and Culinary Galangal. The sweetly aromatic root of Galangal is the prefered flavouring in Thai and Indonesian dishes. Galangal is approved by German Commission E as a remedy for indigestion and poor appetite.. Galangal plant is a native of Java and prefers rich, moist soils in a protected, shady position. Drought and frost tender. A perennial plant, growing to 1.6m x 1.0m.