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Curcuma longa - Turmeric - Zingiberaceae (The Ginger Family)
Curcuma longa - Turmeric - Curcuma longa, or turmeric, is the bright orange spice integral to South Asian and Middle Eastern. It also happens to be hardy in coastal BC with tropical leaves and flowers.
Curcuma longa - Curcuma longa, or turmeric, is the bright orange spice integral to South Asian and Middle Eastern. It also happens to be hardy in coastal BC with tropical leaves and flowers.


 
15cm
Price: $14.99
Zone Hardiness: 7b-11
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade, Sun
Height: 4-6'
Width: 3-5'
Flower Colour: White/Cream

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
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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