Cape York Turmeric

Curcuma australasica

Cape York Turmeric

Fruit Trees > Bush foods Australia > Cape York Turmeric
A beautiful native turmeric the rhizomes of which are eaten roasted by Aboriginals. Grows to 2m, yellow flowers with striking pink bracts.
Other Names: tumeric, ginger

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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

Fruiting/Harvest Months July, August, September

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Cape York Turmeric Reviews & Tips

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Kath
★★★★★ 9y ago

CAWONGLA, NSW, Australia

Gorgeous! Flower November

Jennifer Smith
11y 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
11y ago

Lawnton, QLD, Australia, Australia

Cape York Turmeric

Best divided in late spring to early summer.

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