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Green Cardamom
Scientific Name: Elettaria cardamomum Maton
Synonym: Amomum cardamomum
Family: Zingiberaceae
Green Cardamom (Elettaria  cardamomum) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Tender

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: India

Growth Habits: Reed like, up to 10 feet tall (3 m)

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant

Propagation: Rhizome, seeds

The seeds of the Cardamom are used as spice. Provided you find some rhizomes, the Cardamom is relatively easy to grow, but it rarely blooms outside the tropics.

Blooming Habits:
Clustered flowers are creamy white, with a yellow and blue lip.

Fruiting Habits:

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