Blue Turmeric - Medicinal Curcuma aeruginosa Fresh
'Blue' Turmeric turmeric is a medicinal root native to Southeast Asia. Shown to have medicinal properties and antimicrobial.
The fresh rhizome has a blue colored halo/circle when cut open fresh. It is often circulated as "black turmeric" which is similar looking. However, The true "black" turmeric is Curcuma caesia and has a blue color that spreads evenly when cut where aeruginosa has a blue ring halo.
The plant itself grows to a couple feet tall with attractive dark green leaves and a black/maroon striped midrib. It has a redish/purple flower that blooms in late summer to early fall. It is a perennial herb that goes dormant in winter months. It can grow in full sun to partial shade.
You are purchasing 2 rhizhomes Curcuma aerugnosia turmeric fingers (sprouting)
All our roots are grown organically. These roots can be used to eat or to grow.
Each little finger can be planted to start a new plant or use in cooking.