Ottawa City, Ontario, Canada
Botanical Name: Boesenbergia rotunda
Common names: Chinese Ginger
According to the store owner where I bought it (Lim Bangkok Grocery in Somerset) : Krachai
English: Finger Root
My name for it: Odd looking ginger, of course, this one belong to the ginger family too if anyone is curios. For my convinience and easy to remember - I will call it Chinese ginger.
I took a bite of the root and it taste milder than a ginger. So, I can say, I found another finger food.!
The package have 3 sections, so I decided to split my propagation style. One will be directly put in the pot in backyard, one is rooted in water, and the 3rd one will be in a propagation dome (AKA the plastic baggy method: wrap the root in moist paper towel - sealed in zip lock bag).
|29 may 2012. Boesenbergia rotunda|