Native to India and parts of South Asia, this perennial plant grows to about 1m in height and is traditionally known for its rhizomes which are used to produce the powdered turmeric spice.
Turmeric is a tropical plant so keep it warm and water it well. The plant enjoys well drained, fertile soil in a part shade position.
Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine has used turmeric as an anti-inflammatory and to treat skin diseases, wounds and liver and digestive problems. Turmeric also contains many anti-inflammatory properties and powerful antioxidants.
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You can plant the coir pot directly into the ground, which will eliminate root disturbance and help keep your plant happy. The roots will make their way through the pot and into the soil. The pot itself will decompose within about two months in healthy, watered soil.