Ginger Plant Asarum canadense plant

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  • Asarum canadense, commonly called  ginger, is a Missouri native spring wildflower which occurs in rich woods and wooded slopes throughout the State.
  • Basically a stemless plant which features two downy, heart-shaped to kidney-shaped, handsomely veined, dark green, basal leaves
  • Description

    This is a first-rate groundcover plant for shady areas, native to the woodlands of Eastern North America.


    Flowers are quite attractive on close inspection, but bloom singly on or near the ground and are usually hidden from view by the foliage.

    Ginger Uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • to treat a number of ailments including dysentery, digestive problems, swollen breasts, coughs and colds, typhus, scarlet fever, nerves, sore throats, cramps, heaves, earaches, headaches, convulsions, asthma, tuberculosis, urinary disorders, and venereal disease

    Culinary Use:

    • For savory foods rather than sweet ones
    • They are used in Tea as well

    Plant Specifications

    *above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
    Common Name Canada wild ginger, Canadian snakeroot, and broad-leaved asarabacca
    Maximum Reachable Height 0.50 to 1.00 feet
    Difficulty Level easy to grow

    Planting And Care


    • Ginger root grows in part to full shade and likes rich, loose soil.
    • If you will be planting ginger in the ground, it s a good idea to add lots of compost or rotted manure to the chosen spot.

      Ginger Care

      To start with, soak the ginger root overnight in warm water to get it ready for planting.
      Fill your pot with very rich but well draining potting soil.

      Sunlight Part shade to full shade
      Watering Medium to wet
      Soil well-drained soil
      Temperature 15.5 °C (59.9 °F).
      Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer