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Curcuma longa - Turmeric - [Fall Citrus Pre-Order] - Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
Curcuma longa - Turmeric - [Fall Citrus Pre-Order] - Curcuma longa, or turmeric, is the bright orange spice integral to S. Asian & M. Eastern. Also hardy in coastal BC w/ tropical leaves & flowers.
Curcuma longa - Curcuma longa, or turmeric, is the bright orange spice integral to S. Asian & M. Eastern. Also hardy in coastal BC w/ tropical leaves & flowers.


 
9cm
Price: $6.99
Zone Hardiness: 7b-11
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Full Sun
Height: 4-6'
Width: 3-5'
Flower Colour: White/Cream

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Pick-up or shipping in early to mid October 2022.
Product Code: 9586
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Description Fine Print
 
Curcuma longa is better known as turmeric whose rhizomes are the source of the bright orange spice integral to South Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines imparting a mustard-like, earthy, pungent aroma. It is a ginger relative with large, dramatic foliage that can be used to wrap fish for baking imparting a nice flavour. It also has a spectacular white, long-lasting, cone-shaped inflorescence. It is hardy in coastal BC emerging once soils warm up in mid-June and flowering in late summer and fall. Now you can grow your own!
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
  • Flowering Time: Summer - Fall
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat:
  • Geographical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southeast Asia
  • BC Native: No


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