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.