Native Ginger

Native Ginger is found in tropical rainforest areas. At the base of the plant are the young tips of an underground stem which appear from November to April.native-ginger

The plant produces edible blue berries which can be eaten raw. The tips (which grow to 10cm) contain a seedy pulp which tastes like fruit salad. The seeds are crushed and used as a spice.

You can use the leaves to wrap food prior to cooking.