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 end 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.