Curcuma Turmeric
Price: $12.95
SKU: CFD14367
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Turmeric plants are loaded with vitamins and minerals!
Includes one pot of Turmeric Curcuma.

An organic source of nutrients. A member of the ginger family, Turmeric is commonly referred to as the Miracle spice. Turmeric is a beautiful tropical plant that produces large white flower spikes against dark green, lush leaves late in the summer. Its edible rhizomes are harvested for the spice and leaves are often used to wrap and flavor meat and fish leaving no waste.


Is this for you?
Turmeric plants are loaded with vitamins and minerals! Turmeric has a sweet smell similar to lemon and ginger with a flavor that's earthy and warm, followed by a peppery zest. Often used to flavor foods, it also has antioxidants and vitamins which provide amazing immune boosting health benefits reported, from pain relief from arthritis and headaches to lowering cholesterol.

Attracts butterflies to your edible garden! The turmeric plant begins flowering in the late summer while rhizomes are growing in the soil below and are very attractive to pollinators. The rhizomes and leaves can be harvested in the fall. Turmeric can be harvested in 8-10 months from time of planting, for best results we recommend allowing your turmeric plant to grow 9 to 10 months before harvesting.

Thrives in containers both indoors and out. Because it's tropical in nature, turmeric prefers to be in an environment with sunny, warm humid conditions and moist, fertile, well drained soils. Turmeric can be brought indoors during winter months and enjoyed as a houseplant in a sunny window. Turmeric plants will look dormant during winter months, but will continue to produce rhizomes in the soil below.

Can be grown throughout most of the continental U.S. An excellent value and investment in any landscape. **This product cannot ship to the following states and territories AZ, AK, HI, PR, VI, and GUAM.


What to expect:
Plants ship to you based on your geographic location. We ship throughout the spring, starting in early March. Your shipment will be based on the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map which we have correlated to your zip code. This means you will receive your plants when it is the right time to plant for you.

You will receive one turmeric, well rooted in a 5.5-inch pot. These plants were carefully selected and packed for safe transport directly to you. Open immediately and follow the instructions in the planting guide available online that provides specific care instructions including how to plant them, continuing care and winterizing.

Expect plants to reach maturity in 9 to10 months. However, growth can be affected by many factors including fertilization and climate factors unique to your planting location.

Expect heaviest blooming in late summer. The white flower spike appear in late summer. Harvest period is generally 8-10 months after planting.


Plant Details
Botanical NameHardiness
Zones
Annual Or
Perennial
Bloom
season
ExposureDrought
Tolerant
Mature
Height
Mature
Width
Curcuma longa Turmeric 7-11 in ground; 4-6 plant in container and provide winter protection Perennial Late Summer Full to part sun No 3 to 4 feet 2 to 4 feet

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