Kenchur, plant

$11.00 incl. GST

11 in stock

Usually Available: all year
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Curcuma zedoaria
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Description

Kenchur plant, Curcuma zedoaria, is sometimes known as Zedoary, Sand Ginger and White Galangal. A rare and ancient spice of India. Aromatic and pungent the root is used in Asian cooking and is one of the ingredients in Swedish Bitters. The root yields a starch known as shoti, which is highly nutritious and easily metabolised. Used as a food for invalids and sick infants. Similar medicinal properties as Turmeric, a close relative. Kenchur plant is native to southern Asia and prefers well composted. moist, well drained soils in a protected, part-shaded position. Frost resistant but drought tender. An herbaceous perennial to 0.15m x 0.2m.

Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 4.5 × 4.5 × 15 cm

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