Cape York Turmeric

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Cape York Turmeric

Curcuma australasica
Fruit Trees > Bush foods Australia > Cape York Turmeric
A beautiful, native turmeric the rhizomes of which are eaten roasted by First Nations people. Wide, pleated leaves grow to between 1 and 2m high, preferring shady habitat. Yellow flowers with striking pink bracts appear from November onwards.A plant adapt... Read More
Other Names: native turmeric, Cape York Lily

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Specifications of Cape York Turmeric

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From RhizomeLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months July, August, September

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Cape York Turmeric Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 12y ago

CAWONGLA, NSW, Australia

Gorgeous! Flower November

Jennifer Smith
14y ago

Lawnton, QLD, Australia, Australia

Cape York Turmeric

Is frost tolerant due to the fact that it dies down in winter. Very productive in sandy soils.

Jennifer Smith
14y ago

Lawnton, QLD, Australia, Australia

Cape York Turmeric

Best divided in late spring to early summer.

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