Black Turmeric (Curcuma zedoaria)
Turmeric is a tender perennial plant that is part of the ginger family. They thrive in warm and humid climate. Root can be used as a yellow dye.
- tender perennial (protect from frost)
- part shade (with morning sun)
- rich well draining moist retention soil
- moderate water
- harvest: rhizomes
How to use?
- dried teas
- salves, lotion or creams
- use plenty of mulch
- loves warm weather and high humidity