Curcuma Caesia ‘Black Turmeric’

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Curcuma Caesia, black turmeric or black zedoary, a perennial herb with bluish-black rhiomes.The leaves have a deep violet-red patch which runs through the length of the lamina. Usually, the upper side of the leaf is rough, velvety, but this character may vary. Flowering bracts are green with a ferruginous tinge. Flower petals may be deep pink or red in color. The rhizome is bitter, hot taste with pungent smell. Black Turmeric is used in Tantrik Sadhana. The dried leaves are used as a source for fuel. Northern tribes use Black Turmeric as a talisman to keep the evil spirits away. Presently Black Turmeric is on the verge of extinction.

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Height: 10 inch to 12 inch as per Production.

Pot size: Grown in 5 inch plastic Pot.

Dispatch Details: Plants will be sent with soil to root ball.

Repotting: Repot the received plant in 7 to 8 inch pot with good soil media.

Soil Media: 65 % Potting Soil + 25 % Organic manure/ Vermicompost + 5 % charcoal chips + 5 % perlite.

Watering: Only after Soil dries completely.

Placement: Indoor in medium to low light with Good natural Air Circulation / Ventilation.

Sunlight: In Direct Sunlight.


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