Turmeric is a useful perennial plant that is an integral ingredient of curry powder. By growing vegetables, you know that curry powder gives a yummy taste and beautiful yellow color to a number of delicious foods such as chicken curry, chicken soup, mustard paste, curry sauces etc.
It is commonly used in the foods of south Asian countries not because of a reason that it is native of South Asia but also due to its first class taste which enriches the flavor of food. Its usage is not limited to kitchen as it is also used in the manufacture of some ailments and also as a yellow color dye for the fabrics in the textile sector. It has a property of relieving the different pains therefore it is termed as a natural pain killer. In India it is also recognized with the name of Indian Saffron though it has not any relation with the saffron.
Now you get a short introduction of turmeric, the next step is to inform you about the growth requirements of this plant. You can easily grow this plant at your home but it will be possible only when you fully consider some basic requirements related to its growth.
- For the rapid and effective growth of Turmeric the soil of your garden must be enriched with organic minerals and material that make the growth of this plant speedy.
- Second thing that is essential for almost all plant is light condition. Select that place for the growth of your plant which is exposed more to sunlight. The shady place is not suitable for the implantation of turmeric as this plant needs maximum exposure of sunlight.
- Maintain the regular supply of water for the plant but it does not mean that you spray too much water on the plant. Over water may decay the root of this plant so be careful.
- You can add extra nutrition to the soil by using the different kind of fertilizers.