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SEED OF HEAVEN

Aframomum sp ugandaBotanical Name: Aframomum sp uganda
Description

A tropical evergreen, clump-forming spice and fruit bearing giant ginger native to West Central Africa. Growing to 6m or more, the rhizomes are reddish-brown, 1.5 cm in diameter. The large, ridged bright red, fleshy fruit are produced at the base of the plant and contain a sweet edible pulp that is tangy and juicy. The seeds are used as a piquant spice, not unlike peppercorns. Grows best is a shaded position

Other Names: #MT10
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$21.90 6 Rhizome Medium

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Aframomum sp uganda

Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Subtropical, Tropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

+10m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

WA

 

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Glennis1's Edible Fruits
Update: 45 days 5hrs

Comments: - I am growing this as a pepper vine replacement . I have no idea about it at all ,  size/spread , growing conditions /taste / edibility/ /seed preperation . I dont know if it will ever flower or fruit . Its spreading like bamboo and i am freaking out about that although it is fairly easy to hack out . It seems to run just under the surface and is like ginger . It will be interesting to see how unwieldy it gets . Could be a good alternative to tiger grass . A bobcat is the only way to remove that stuff . 

Height 1.5 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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