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Cardamom, Dwarf
Cardamom, Dwarf

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Plant in part shade and protect from the wind. Dead leaves and stalks should be periodically trimmed to the ground for best growth and appearance. Protect from frost, but can handle below zero temperatures. Let the soil dry slightly between waterings. Give bright light but avoid hot sun. Apply any balanced fertilizer about once a month. After the plant has filled in and has over ten sets of leaves, you can safely cut foliage. Its flowers have a porcelain look, are shell-like and bloom prolifically on a 30-cm stalk. Hardy from 0C to +10C.

Comments Warnings : This cardamom is grown for its foliage, which is edible as well as attractive and fragrant when bruised or crushed There are many genera called by the name cardamom, this species does not produce cardamom seed pods. However, the leaves can be used in cooking e.g. to wrap food in to flavour it, add to sweet desert rice, or even make a cup of tea.