Cardamom - Elleteria cardamomum
Information below is only the potential the plant has. You will be receiving one plant between 2.5 and 6 inches in height shipped in a 3 inch deep pot.
Liven up your culinary adventures with cardamom or Elettaria cardamomum. When the Elettaria cardamomum. is 2 to 3 years of age, it begins to flower from the base of the plant and will flower from spring through summer! Harvest cardamom from the dried fruit of the plant and give your cakes, curries etc. a delightful aroma and flavor!
Cardamom has a strong, intensely aromatic taste and fragrance. It is a principal ingredient in curry powders, and is used to flavor confectioneries, liqueurs, chewing gums, sausage, and as an ingredient in some perfumes. Foliage is reminiscent of many gingers or seedling palm trees.
Overview: Average mature height: 4 - 6 feet much taller under very good conditions. Soil: Prefers consistently moist rich soil and ample heat and humidity. Light: Full to part shade. Zones: 10 - 11.