How to grow turmeric in a garden

  1. Choose part shade spot in your garden with well drained soil. Enrich with Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser
  2. Plant the root piece out in 35 cm intervals, 5 cm deep. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix and water well. 
  3.  Water regularly. Feed weekly with Yates Thrive Vegie and Herb Liquid Plant Food
  4. Harvest by digging the roots out in autumn.

 

 

How to grow turmeric in a pot

  1. Choose a pot at least 300 mm wide and deep and position in a bright or part shade spot. Fill with quality potting mix, such as Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter
  2. Plant the root piece out in 35 cm intervals, 5 cm deep. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix and water well. 
  3. Water regularly. Feed weekly with Yates Thrive Vegie and Herb Liquid Plant Food
  4. Harvest by digging the roots out in autumn.

Growing tips

  • Cut back watering during winter months.
  • Cut the yellow leaves off during harvesting.

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