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About Turmeric

Turmeric or haldi is one ingredient in your kitchen that holds a remedy for almost all illness you are likely to encounter. A staple spice in almost.

Plant Specifications

Plant Spread 9 inch (23 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Turmeric
Maximum Reachable Height 1 m (3 feet 3 in)
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time August
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Turmeric is a rhizomatous herb, native to tropical South Asia.
  • Turmeric is a very important spice in India, which produces nearly the whole world’s crop and uses 80% of it.
  • The plant grows to a height of 3to5 ft. It has oblong, pointed leaves and bears funnel-shaped
  • yellow flowers, peeping out of large bracts. The rhizome is the portion of the plant used medicinally
  • Turmeric care

  • Turmeric powder is used extensively in South Asian cuisine. Curry of fresh turmeric, referred to as haldi ki Sabji, is a dish from Rajasthan (India).
  • Turmeric grows wild in the forests of South and Southeast Asia. It is one of the key ingredients in many Asian dishes.
  • Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Keep soil moist throughout the growing season
    Soil Well-drained
    Temperature 60 to 100 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Turmeric uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Ayurvedic systems of medicine

    Culinary Use:

    • Leaves,flower

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is turmeric plant based?

    Turmeric is the Roots (Rhizome)of a plant from the ginger family. turmeric has been used in traditional medicine and cooking for millennia.

    What do turmeric plants look like?

    Turmeric plants grow to 3 feet high with large, 5-inch, deep green leaves. The blooms are green and white-edged with vibrant pink and yellow.

    Turmeric annual or perennial?

    Turmeric is a perennial spice.

    Does turmeric plant have flowers?

    Yes, turmeric plants consist of funnel-shaped flowers are white, yellow, pink color flowers.

    Turmeric plant description?

    Turmeric, perennial herbaceous plant of the ginger family, the tuberous rhizomes, or underground stems, of which have been used from antiquity as a condiment, a textile dye, and medically as an aromatic stimulant.

    Does turmeric plant need full sun?

    Turmeric grows best in the direct sunlight min. 4-6 hrs. a day, it can also grow in light shade. Keep the soil wet at all the time if grown in full sun.

    Turmeric flowering plant?

    Curcuma longa (Turmeric) is a flowering plant of the ginger family, roots (Rhizomes) are used in cooking.

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