Botanical name: Elettaria cardamomun
Crown and root system: This is an evergreen shrub with a tendency to spread. Its root system tends to spread but is non-invasive. The leaves have a gentle, pleasant cardamom fragrance.
Growing regions: Areas that are free of frost. Should be placed in an area that is protected from direct sunlight.
Ripening date: Beginning from its third year, under optimal growing conditions, it yields fruit with cardamom seeds that are used as a spice.
Planting in a container: May be grown in a container with a diameter of at least one meter to allow the plant to spread.
Recommended planting season: All year round, except for colder months.
Special care: Cardamom likes maximum watering.
Good to know:
Cardamom, ginger and turmeric belong to the same botanical family.