HOW TO GROW TURMERIC AT HOME FOR AN ENDLESS SUPPLY

SPONSORED LINKS
Turmeric root is one of the most popular and medicinal root plants today. It has many benefits and it is very easy to plant especially indoor.

HOW TO GROW TURMERIC AT HOME FOR AN ENDLESS SUPPLY


In planting a turmeric root you don't have to give too much effort it doesn't need high maintenance, they only need a partial sunlight and you can use some part of it and leave the excess part to the soil to resume growing.

Turmeric is a kind of crop that you grow from its root, unlike other herbs turmeric does not create seeds and planting the rhizome is the way to produce it.

It takes about 6 to 8 months for the turmeric to grow and that is enough time for them to harvest. You will notice a full grown turmeric if a large green leaf has appeared and It may grow up to three or more feet tall. When the plant develops, it will give up a bunch of greenish-white (or pinkish) flowers.

PREPARATION FOR PLANTING A TURMERIC PLANT

HOW TO DETERMINE YOUR TURMERIC RHIZOMES

In choosing a right turmeric rhizomes you have to find stout rhizomes with lots of strokes (buds) along the sides, don't use rhizomes that are dried and worn. Turmeric rhizome is available on farmer's market or organic health food store, you can get a fresh turmeric rhizomes in the said places. You can also find a turmeric rhizomes from a local ethnic grocery store like Asian or Indians store.


THE PERFECT SIZE OF POT THAT YOU HAVE TO USE IN PLANTING A TURMERIC PLANT

You need a pot that is deep and spacious because turmeric plant is grown in every direction from its root.The perfect pot you can be used to grow your plant and expand its tubers easily is about 12 inches wide and 12 inches deep. You can only place one piece of turmeric fingers that have fewer flowers in the pot.

In order to grow a turmeric plant, you have to start from sprouting your rhizomes in a smaller container and then transfer it to a larger container when they grow a little taller and producing leaves. Always remember that it can grow 3 feet tall or more.


PERFECT TYPE OF SOIL TO GROW A GOOD QUALITY TURMERIC PLANT

It is better to use a light and loamy soil that is rich in organic components. Use an all-purpose liquid fertilizer and you can also add compost to help it grow faster and bigger. You can use a Well-draining potting soil. In planting a turmeric plants in the place that has a cold climate, you need to add mulch on top of the beds to maintain the moisture of the soil.


HOW TO PLANT YOUR TURMERIC RHIZOME IN A POT

First, you have to place a rich soil to your pot and then take a finger rhizomes off its root, each piece will have at least two or three flowers. Submerge the piece of rhizomes about two inches below the surface of the soil. In order to grow your turmeric plant, you have to place it to a warm place and a less amount of sunlight. It is important to keep the soil moisture try to use a spray bottle to drizzle it, or water it gently.


KNOW HOW AND WHEN TO HARVEST YOUR TURMERIC PLANT

You will notice that it is ready to harvest when turmeric starts to become yellow and the leaves start to dry out. After 6 to 8 months your turmeric plant is ready for harvest. You just have to remember that turmeric is a late grower you have to wait for 4 weeks to see buds rising to the soil.

SPONSORED LINKS
Loading...

0 comments