|Grated tumeric much better than/no comparison to dried
A ginger that grows readily in warm, sheltered areas
Dark orange thumb sized rhizones send up green shoots Dec to May. Dormant Mid winter to mid Summer.
Need light, aerated, well composted soil. Free draining
Harvest one or two rhizones as needed or dig up at doramncy and store in fridge.
Grate skin and all
Flavour dramitically different to dried
Fresh contains curcumin and antioxident, antiinflamitory, antibacterial. Eatig fresh tumeric has an array of health benefits
Dig up and replant sprouting rhizones in summer
Keep dry when cold (in winter)
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