Turmeric (2 plants) Ships prompt
Highly esteemed as an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant, turmeric is one of the proven "superfoods." It's also believed to have anti-cancer properties and to help Alzheimer's patients fight arthritis and more! This close relative to ginger is easily grown indoors, outdoors during summer, or under glass. Harvest the roots for fresh, homegrown turmeric. As beautiful as it is healthful, too--allowed to grow Turmeric yields lovely white blooms. Needs at least eight months of hot, humid weather for best production. Please consider these terms before ordering live plants: Most plants will be 3”-7” in height. Please make sure you are ready for your order in your zone as these young, tender plants generally have no resistance to cold.
Plant Care Instructions:
Plants cannot tolerate a hard freeze; however, northern growers can grow them in hanging baskets and bring them indoors in the winter or grow them outdoors simply for their gorgeous flowers (but no fruit). Plant outdoors after chance of frost has passed. Choose a sunny site with well-drained soil. Trellis or stake plants to keep them from taking over the garden, as they will otherwise grow into a tangled mess! Prune vines to create airflow and to promote fruiting. WARNING: PLANTS ARE VERY YOUNG AND TENDER. DO NOT PUT THEM OUTSIDE UNTIL ALL DANGER OF FROST HAS PASSED.