Curcuma xanthorrhiza ‘Temulawak’

height-41x41Grows 1-1.5m high, originates in Indonesia. Similar to ‘Cape York Lily’, dormant in winter

sunshine2-41x41Full sun to part shade

shovel3-41x41Prefers well-drained rich soil

flower203-41x41Produces edible rhizomes which can be dried and used as spice or cooked with palm sugar as a drink. Used medicinally for dyspepsia

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