Cardamom

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.