Cardamon Ginger

Alpinia mutica

Cardamon Ginger plants

Cardamon ginger is a leafy ginger-like plant that grows in clumps and makes an excellent low screen, it adds a tropical feel to any garden. While the seeds don't resemble true cardamon the leaves can be used in desserts, to add flavour when steaming rice or used to wrap fish. Leaves are also delicious when infused to make spiced tea's, infuse one cardamon leaf, two sticks of lemon grass and one chopped chilli for a winter warmer.
Other Names: False cardamon

$14.90

Specifications of Cardamon Ginger

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From RhizomeLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

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

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Cardamon Ginger Reviews & Tips

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TonisFruit1
★★★★ 4y ago

VIRGINIA , QLD, Australia

Purchased this from a couple just recently.  Still to see how it goes.

Gabby Salts
★★★★ 6y ago

WEST FOOTSCRAY, VIC, Australia

Smells pungent, leaves flavour rice, does not flower for me but I like seeds from the shop too.

bizibee
★★★★ 8y ago

FERNTREE GULLY, VIC, Australia

Bought off ebay a few months ago as seedling.  I planted in pot and put in green house.  Doing ok.

Carol3
★★★★★ 10y ago

BAMBAROO, QLD, Australia

Aromatic culinary herb.

msjekyll
★★★★ 10y ago

GORDON, NSW, Australia

great grower, have divided the plant. very hardy.  Fine in a heavy clay soil.Few years on and this plant is close to feral make sure you contain it!  Thinking about replacing all plates in the house and using the leaves to save washing up!

TimBeck
★★★★ 11y ago

Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia

Purchased from Daleys.

Jo1
★★★★ 11y ago

Eagleby, QLD, Australia

Grows extremely well in pot. use leaves as i need them. Gets watered with everything else and also fertilized with everything else.

TS
★★★★ 11y ago

Kealba, VIC, Australia

is a slow grower and doing very well. seems to be a clumper. not problematic as yet.

wendyBellbirdPark1
★★★★ 11y ago

Bellbird Park, QLD, Australia

planted in shade and will recieve the regular seaweed and mulch Have just planted the second of these and it is also looking good.

Rev
★★★ 11y ago

EUNGELLA, NSW, Australia

Barely hardy. maybe with more canopy. hung on for a couple years.

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