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Turmeric Plant Curcuma longa


  • Turmeric Plant
  • Turmeric Plant

Product Details

Mature Height: 3-5 ft.
Mature Width: 3-5 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Curcuma longa
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors

(hardy down to 20℉)

Product Description

Home-Grown Turmeric Boosts Your Health

Why Turmeric Plants?
Why buy from the supermarket when you can grow your own? With our Turmeric Plant, you’ll have fresh turmeric from your backyard, perfect for making golden milk, teas, lattes or even smoothies. No need to go to expensive health food stores when you have this super spice at in your garden.

Plus, it’s easy to grow. Though it’s a tropical plant that thrives in warm, humid conditions, it’s simple to plant and nurture. Give it a bit of sun and it grows like a weed, rewarding you with exotic foliage and a large harvest of fresh turmeric in just a few seasons.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
Aside from its island-inspired beauty and bounties of rich, healthy spice, our Turmeric Plant is better because it’s had strong beginnings. We’ve planted, grown and shipped our Turmerics with care…now, you get a well-developed root system and head start on growth.

Where else can you find your own Turmeric Plant, delivered right to your door? You won’t get the same experience at your local nursery or big box store. Order your own Turmeric Plant today!

Pollination Info

Turmeric Plant Pollination

Turmeric Plants are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Turmeric Plant will drastically increase the size of your crop.

Planting & Care

1. Planting: First, find an area with full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight) and well-drained soil. Once you’ve selected a location, dig a hole that’s around twice the size of your plant’s root ball and just as deep. Then, place the Turmeric Plant, tamp down the soil and water to settle the roots.

If you live in a colder climate, plant your Turmeric in a container to bring inside during the winter. Select a container that’s about twice the width of your plant’s shipped pot and ensure it has drainage holes. Once you’ve planted, place your Turmeric Plant in front of a sunny window, preferably one that’s South-facing.

2. Watering: Keep the soil moist but not soggy. Generally, it’s ideal to check your soil about 3 inches down for dryness. If the soil is dry here, it’s time to water. Misting your Turmeric is also beneficial as it loves humidity.

3. Fertilizing: Feed your Turmeric every couple of months with compost tea or a fertilizer recommended for root crops.

4. Harvesting: When the leaves and stem start to turn brown and dry, your Turmeric is ready to harvest. Cut the stems off about an inch above the mass of rhizomes (the grouping of ginger-like Turmeric chunks) and wash well.

Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zone 5 Week of April 10th
Zone 6 Week of March 29th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
$80.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$118.99 $29.95
$119.00-$148.99 $39.95
$149.00-$178.99 $49.95
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KT
07/30/2020
Kay T.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Nice size turmeric tree with large rhizomes

I've made tea with some of the leaves. Very delicious. Plant is very healthy and doing well.

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