Cardamom

Elettaria cardamomum

Cardamom in Sri Lanka Garden

A pungent, aromatic, herbaceous perennial. The green three sides seed pods are popular in Indian and Asian cooking and can be used whole or ground into a spice.The flowers are white to lilac or pale violet, produced in a loose spike 30 to 60 cm long.
Other Names: Green cardamom, True Cardamom

$27.00 ($27.00-$39.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Cardamom

Preferred Climate TropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Frequent Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Dwarf (1/2 Normal Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5)

Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June

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Cardamom Reviews & Tips

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Anand Rathod
★★★★★ 2y ago

NORTHFIELD, SA, Australia

Trying Frist time.

Glennis1
★★★ 3y ago

MANLY WEST, QLD, Australia

This is real cardamom and is on red loam/clay soil . It is on top of a small swale that collects rainwater from the roof of the house . Also waterered every day . The soil has mould on it . Thats how much water it gets . It is growing on coastal subtro...

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