Wilf ginger is present in Wanganui City and is spreading.
Here at Horizons we are running an urban based weed programme as we want to remove this pest from Wanganui City.
Wild ginger is easily recognisable by large yellow flowers which have red stamens. While wild ginger smells and looks nice, don’t let it fool you – it’s recognised as one of the worst one hundred invasive species in the world and is a serious threat to our native plants. It grows quickly, forming dense clusters that dominate an area and prevent other species from growing and is not edible like the ginger we use for cooking.
If you have this pest growing at your place or you have seen it please free call 0508 800 800 and we will help you.
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