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Kencur

Kencur
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Less than 15 Available
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You will receive
- 1 Kencur Herb Plant in a 50 X 75mm tube - General growing instructions

All of our Herb Plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers

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Kencur
Botanical Name: Kaempferia galanga

An unusual hard to find asian spice used in Indonesian satay and Malaysian perut ikan.

Kencur is a low growing perennial with tuberous roots and almost rounded green spreading leaves: It has short lived white flowers with purple lips.

Originally from India and China used in traditional medicine.

Has antibacterial properties, improves digestion and has diuretic effects.

Fresh rhizomes and young shoots are pickled eaten raw or cooked as vegetables.

The tuberous roots are pounded and are an essential ingredient of Indonesian peanut sauce.
In Thai cooking the roots and leaves are used in curry paste for fish and young leaves are eaten raw as a vegetable.

In Malaysia, the leaves of kaempferia galanga (cekur in malaysia) is used in perut ikan a favourite Malaysian dish..

Growing Conditions

Kaempferia galanga is tropical but can be grown in temperate regions, inside or in a glasshouse.They like a fertile well drained soil and lots of water during the growing season but should be kept fairly dry during their dormant time in the winter.

All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.

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Unfortunatley we cannot post Herb Plants to WA and TAS

Herb Plants are only sent on a Monday & Tuesday to avoid sitting in post office over weekend.

We ship Herb Plants via Express Post satchels. Browse our store for more herbs and we can send them together, below is the Postage rates for Herb Plants.

You can buy Herb Plants with any other product. The shipping rates will add together in checkout.

Australia Wide
1 - 3 Herbs$9.35
4 - 8 Herb$12.95
9 - 20 Herbs$20.70
21 - 23 Herbs$30.05
24 - 30 Herbs$33.65
31 - 40 Herbs$41.40
41 - 48 Herbs$54.35
49 - 60 Herbs$62.10
61 - 68 Herbs$75.05
69 - 80 Herbs$82.80
81 - 100 Herbs$90.00

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