Turmeric or Curcuma Longa is a member of the Ginger family. It is an erect, terrestrial, perennial herbaceous plant with creeping underground rhizomes.
Gardening Turmeric tubers and plants easy to plant fast to grow. First Turmeric are slow to sprout. Some times taking as long as several months. So don’t give up just be patient. Once the Turmeric sprout they grow fast. Buy plenty and grow indoors as well. Once you start eating they don’t last long.
Garden turmeric plants in a hot sunny location. Turmeric like sandy loam soil that drains well and that has a moderate amount of compost. Easy on the watering. A gardening tip: plant turmeric in a 3 – 5 gallon container place them about 3 – 4 inches a part. After sprouting plant the Turmeric in your garden. Growing Turmeric is a care-free garden delight. Buy plenty of Turmeric. The goal is to plant many and eat some and enjoy Turmeric for “health and happiness”. Order Turmeric in the Fall or Spring. Turmeric are shipped as tubers and not plants.