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Name: Deb
Vancouver island
dhayhoe
Jul 10, 2014 3:23 PM CST
Looking to buy tumeric root in canada does anyone know where?
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jul 10, 2014 4:19 PM CST
You can buy the turmeric roots at a grocery store.
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Jul 10, 2014 4:22 PM CST
Hi Deb and welcome!

Look in your grocery store! Some stores sell the root ... at least here in the USA. Turmeric comes from the Curcuma genus of the Ginger family - Curcuma longa is the genus and species of the particular plant used in cooking and herbal medicine.
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woofie
Jul 10, 2014 4:45 PM CST
Just a quick look on Google shows it available for order from Amazon and at least one seller on eBay (who does ship to Canada - http://www.ebay.com/itm/Fresh-... ) if you can't find it locally. And what looks like some good information on growing here: http://www.gardeningblog.net/h...
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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jul 10, 2014 4:48 PM CST
Do a Google search for Asian grocery stores on Vancouver Island and you will find several listed.
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