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TURMERIC SPICE GINGER -Curcuma longa

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 TURMERIC  SPICE GINGER- Curcuma longa  - white

 

Turmeric has been used in India for at least 2,500 years and today is widely grown throughout  the tropics.

Fresh Turmeric leaves are used in Indonesia as a flavoring.
Turmeric spice  comes from the root of Curcuma longa.
It is  mildly aromatic and has scents of orange or ginger. It is a necessary ingredient of curry powder.
It is used  in Indian dishes. and also   used in place of saffron to provide color and flavor.
 
Turmeric is one of the best-researched for pharmacological effects
In Thailand, Turmeric is one of the most important folk remedies. for  a wide range of health conditions, due to its antioxidant, antitumor, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial effects.
super easy to grow- not fussy at all. Best in filtered sun or bright shade. Morning sun is OK.
 
Mature height: 3-4ft

COLD HARDINESS: Zone 7b & up Naturally  goes dormant for winter- breaks dormancy mid-late spring
 
Currently growing in 5" pot.