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Elettaria cardamomum - Cardamon
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A highly aromatic, evergreen plant that’s related to the ginger family. The pods and the seeds are commonly used as flavourings for savoury and sweet dishes and in tea.

Loves a tropical environment so grow indoors in cooler regions as it makes a great house plant. Every few years lift up the rhizome and divide to give plant more room to grow.

Growth Width — 2m
Growth Height — 2m
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — White
Fruiting Period — March, April, May
Flowering Period — January, February, November, December
Light Requirements — Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Watering needs Needs to be kept moist, especially in the warmer months.
Pruning Advice Can be pruned down to ground level in winter to remove spent flowers and old growth to encourage new shoots.