Also known as
Midnight Ginger, Midnight Ginger, Midnight Black and Midnight Beauty
How to care for Black Ginger
Black Ginger needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Francisco, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 27th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Francisco is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…
January 28th, 2023
San Francisco is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Francisco is expected to increase by 31.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.8 megajoules of ene…
January 28th, 2023
This month, San Francisco is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 9.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours o…
Black Ginger may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Francisco, California ⛅.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Black Ginger after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 26th, 2023
The growing potential in San Francisco is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to…