Hedychium spicatum Buch.-Ham. belongs to family Zingiberaceae. It is known for its many medicinal uses. Due to great market potential of the plant, it is harvested in uncontrolled way causing the decline of the herb from its natural habitat. Presently, its status in nature is not good. Thus, there is need of its in situ as well as ex situ conservation and propagation. The present study was conducted on different trials with different organic fertilizers and types of nursery beds to develop a need based agro-technique for mass scale cultivation of the plant in the climatic condition of Ranikhet, Uttarakhand.
Key words: Hedychium spicatum Buch.-Ham., organic cultivation, conservation, sustainable harvesting.
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