Gardening Questions And Answers
Red ginger plants grow wonderfully in containers. Standard varieties will soar to 6 ft (1.8 m) or more. For containers, you’ll want a dwarf variety, such as ‘Red Dwarf’ that reaches only about 3 ft (90 cm) tall with lush, compact foliage. Poking up between the red bracts, the true flowers are small, tubular and […]
Bacterial Wilt. Caused by a bacteria that enters the vascular tissue of ginger plants and multiplies until the shoots and leaves are unable to get enough water and nutrients to survive, bacterial wilt is evident by signs of water stress despite adequate watering and leaves yellowing from bottom to top.
If you’re noticing leaves that are curling up and then turning yellow, with necrotic brown spots, you’re looking at a condition called bacterial wilt, also known as green wilt. In addition to curled yellowing leaves, your plants will also become stunted and die. The rhizomes (roots) appear water-soaked and rotted.