Haldi, Turmeric, Curcuma (Yellow) - Plant
Description for Haldi, Turmeric, Curcuma (Yellow)
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
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Turmeric||Yellow||August||1 m (3 ft 3 in)||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season||60 to 100 degre||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Haldi
- Turmeric is a rhizomatous herb, native to tropical South Asia.
- Turmeric is a very important spice in India, which produces nearly the whole worldâ€™s crop and uses 80% of it.
- The plant grows to a height of 3-5 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
Typical uses of Haldi
Culinary use: leaves,flower
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Ayurvedic systems of medicine.