Aframomum Ginger (Grains of Paradise) - Aframomum melegueta
Known for its medicinal properties, the Aframomum melegueta ginger (also known as Grains of Paradise) also produces delicious, pungent, and peppery seeds. You may know it by one of its many other names: Alligator pepper, Guinea Grains, Melegueta Pepper, etc.
Average mature height: 4-6 feet
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Water: Average watering needs, well-drained soil
Plant size. Our plants ship in 3-inch-deep pots when they are 3-6 inches tall so they can grow to maturity under your green thumb.
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