Grow Your Own Turmeric from the Grocery Store

By Bubbles
May 4, 2012

If you've ever eaten East Indian food, you've probably tasted turmeric, the bright yellow, pungent spice. It's usually found in powdered form, but it can also be eaten freshly sliced from the root. Would you believe that you can grow it yourself from tubers that are found in most international markets? If that doesn't catch your attention, you can also grow these same tubers/rhizomes into lovely blooming gingers for your summer garden before you harvest the roots in fall for turmeric.

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Jul 2, 2014 8:45 PM CST
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Name: Cindy Durham
Middle Tennessee (Zone 6a)
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Could you send me some turmeric rhizomes next spring? The only place I found on the web that I could order them from wanted $48/lb.!!! or $98/5 lbs. That's a bit steep for my budget. Let me know, and thanks in advance, Cindy Smiling Thank You!
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