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Ginger, Amomum subulatum (Cardamom)

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Amomum Subulatum Rhizomes | Black Cardamom Bulbs | Culinary Cardamom 
Amomum subulatum, or Cardamom plant is an intriguing variety of the ginger family, native to damp, forested valleys from the eastern Himalayas to central China. Lovely as an ornamental, it produces wide, lush tropical leaves and pretty flowers that range from ivory to yellow and even pink. But the real magic occurs once the spent blooms give rise to seed pods.

Crack open mature, dried seed pods and you will find the seeds commonly known as Black Cardamom or Nepal Cardamom - so very popular in Indian cuisine. This is the world's 3rd most expensive spice behind only saffron and vanilla in price per weight.

Enjoy this exotic wonder in a container so it can be brought indoors and protected from frost. Add a bit of spice to your garden!

Sku: 12721-01

Includes: 1 Cardamom tuber

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  • PLANTING DEPTH

    1-2"

    WATER

    Moderate; Low in dormancy

    SUNLIGHT

    Partial Sun to Partial Shade

    PLANTING PROXIMITY

    18"

  • Common Name:

    Black Cardamom, Culinary Cardamom, Indian cardamom

    Botanical Name:

    Amomum subulatum

    Exposure:

    Partial Sun to Partial Shade

    Hardiness:

    Zones 9-11

    Height:

    36"

    Color:

    white to pale yellow blooms may flush pink

    Bloom Season:

    Early to mid summer

    Bulb/Plant Size:

    Top Size Tuber

    Number:

    1 Cardamom tuber

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