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Curcuma longa


  • Turmeric is a Gourmet Edible in the One Earth Edibles line
  • A reliable perennial, Turmeric is grown for its orange roots
  • Sometimes it is also called Indian Saffron
  • Turmeric roots may be peeled and grated fresh to season rice or egg dishes, as part of a marinade for chicken, and for use in smoothies
  • Leaves of Turmeric may be used to wrap fish when grilling
Additional Notes

Turmeric will loose its leaves and die back to the ground in the late fall. Homeowners in Zone 6 and lower can either harvest the roots and store in a garage or basement over the winter, or can enjoy Turmeric as a houseplant.

Hardiness Zone: 7-11
Height: 3-5 ft
Color: White

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