Cape York Turmeric

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Flowering Cape York Tumeric Growing at Daleys Nursery 2020 in the biodome

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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

$24.00 ($19.75-$24.00 choose a size)

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We previously had the most to buy in Dec and Nov. With limited quantities for sale in other months. They are unlikely to be available in Jun and Jul. Remember to click above to get notified when it is available once more.

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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David
★★★★★ 3months ago

LOWOOD, QLD

Cape York Turmeric

Came as part of the spend x and get free plant deal. I actually had plans to get some arrow root, tumeric, galangal and ginger for my new banana circle. Don't think I'll see much from it this year since I only did it last week of Feb. Looking forward to some flowers next year.

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Kath
★★★★★ 12y ago

CAWONGLA, NSW, Australia

Gorgeous! Flower November

Jennifer Smith
15y 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
15y ago

Lawnton, QLD, Australia, Australia

Cape York Turmeric

Best divided in late spring to early summer.

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