Saturday, September 28, 2019

Plants in Early American Gardens - Cardamom

Cardamom (Amomum cardamomum)

This tropical member of the Ginger family was introduced from the rainforests of India and the East Indies in 1820. The aromatic seeds are used as a popular spice, but it is also grown in gardens and as a houseplant for its attractive, fragrant foliage. This plant needs to be field-grown to produce flowers and fruit.

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