***NOT TO TAS*** (Curcuma longa) Also known as 'Indian Saffron'. Perennial & part of the ginger family. Tuber with thick brown skin & yellow/orange flesh. Able to be grown in all light-frost & frost-free areas of Australia. Roots reach maturity 9-10 months after planting & may be dug whole or 'bandicooted' as needed. Best harvested after plant dies down in Late Autumn / Early Winter. To make turmeric powder, simply boil & peel roots, dehydrate & process in blender to form a powder. High yields.
Tubers come in large pieces which may be broken up into smaller pieces to create more plants.
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