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Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Posted by mango_kush 10b Hollywood, FL (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 24, 10 at 22:28

anyone have any cuttings they can send? i have alot of tropicals i could trade

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RE: Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

I have turmeric but it isn't up yet. Its a Curcuma and probably won't start coming up for 2-3 weeks yet

RE: Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

I found a rhizome at Whole Foods that didn't look too bad. Tossed it in a pot and waited a few weeks - had to get warm first. Now it has a few green shoots, a couple of inches tall. The rhizome was only an inch long to begin with. Once it gets a little bigger, I would be happy to divide it. I live in Stuart, little over an hour north of Hollywood, but occasionally drive south for various reasons.

RE: Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

If you have an Indian or a Thai/Asian market nearby check them out. The Indian Market should have fresh turmeric. The Asian markets frequently also have fresh Galangal rhizomes. I am growing both

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