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Alpinia officinarum

Description
Life formherbPhysiology
Habitprostrate/procumbent/semi-erectCategorymedicinals & aromatic
Life spanperennialPlant attributesgrown on large scale

Ecology
OptimalAbsoluteOptimalAbsolute
MinMaxMinMaxSoil depthmedium (50-150 cm)shallow (20-50 cm)
Temperat. requir.19271536Soil textureheavy, medium, lightheavy, medium, light
Rainfall (annual)1500300011004000Soil fertilityhighmoderate
Latitude20203030Soil Al. tox
Altitude --- --- --Soil salinitylow (<4 dS/m)low (<4 dS/m)
Soil PH4.55.546Soil drainagewell (dry spells)well (dry spells)
Light intensityclear skieslight shadevery brightlight shade

Climate zonetropical wet & dry (Aw), tropical wet (Ar)Photoperiodshort day (<12 hours)
Killing temp. during restno inputKilling temp. early growthno input
Abiotic toler.Abiotic suscept.
Introduction risks.

Cultivation
MinMax
Product. systemCrop cycle90365
Cropping systemSubsystemCompanion speciesLevel of mechanizationLabour intensity

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Uses
Main useDetailed useUsed part
food additivecondiment/seasoningbuds
food additivecondiment/seasoningfruits
medicinalbuds
medicinalfruits