Green Planet Farm

"Black Turmeric" - Curcuma Caesia

Sale price $14.99 Regular price $20.00

One of the rarest and costliest herbs on Earth.  'Black' Turmeric turmeric is a medicinal root native to India and SE Asia. Called Kaldi Haldi in India.

It get its name from the near black stripe on its leaf and not the color of the root. The fresh rhizhome is a blueish purple color.  The plant istelf 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.


All our roots are grown organically and are pest and disease resistant. These roots can be used to eat or to grow.

You are purchasing (1) 'hand' of turmeric with multiple fingers, similar to the pictures

Each little finger can be planted to start a new plant,you can even plant the larger mother.