Turmeric, Rare Green

Turmeric, Rare Green

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Pot Size

Plant Type:
Rhizomatous Perennial Herb

Harvest Season: 
Turmeric: Late Summer - early Winter or after 8-10 months of planting.

Mature Size: 
Turmeric: Up to about 3 ft. tall
Ginger: Up to 3 ft. tall
Lesser Galangal: Up to 6 ft. tall
Greater Galangal: Up to 10 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture: 
Loose, nutrient-rich, well-draining soil. Water in the Spring and Summer. Do not water when dormant.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Self-Fertile:
Yes

Growth Rate:

Medium for Turmeric and Ginger: capable of harvest after 8-10 months.

Slow for Lesser Galangal: best after 2 years of growth.

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 8-11 (frost protection until established); Patio/Greenhouse 4+


Propagation:
Our Root Plants are grown from division and tissue culture and are capable of harvest within growing season. 

Small: 2" Peat Pots
Medium: 4" Coconut Coir Pot
Large: 6" Peat Pot
X-Large: 8-10" Pot 
Citrus: 4x14" Pot

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How to Grow Turmeric

Plant Type: Rhizomatous Perennial Herb

Harvest Season: Late Summer - early Winter or after 8-10 months of planting

Mature Size: Up to about 3 ft. tall

Soil & Moisture: Loose, nutrient-rich, well-draining soil. Water in the Spring and Summer.  Do not water when dormant.

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade, Light Shade.

Zone Hardiness: 9-11 can be grown as an annual Zones 4-11.

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