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How to Grow Curcuma


Position – Sun or part shade

Soil – Moist but well-drained

Flowering Period – Summer

Hardiness –  Tender to Half Hardy

  Where to plant

Where to plant Curcuma


Curcuma are best planted in a moist but well-drained soil of chalk, clay, loam or sand within an acidic, alkaline or neutral PH balance. They are best positioned in a sheltered area of full sun or part shade. Curcuma are well suited to tropical style gardens, in flower borders and beds as well as pots and containers.

Find out more about soil types and how to determine your soil type by clicking here

  How to plant

How to plant Curcuma


Amend the planting area with compost before planting to add nutrients and to improve the soils drainage. Water well after planting.

    How to care for

How to care for Curcuma


Water well during the flowering season, keeping the soil moist but be careful not to waterlog as this will rot the tubers. Apply a general-purpose fertiliser during spring and summer. Bring tubers inside in autumn as they are not hardy plants and store in a cool, dry place.

  How to propagate

How to propagate Curcuma


It is possible to propagate Curcuma by division or by seed.

You can find more information on how to propagate plants by clicking here


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