Elettaria cardamomum - Cardamomum Spice

Elettaria cardamomum - Cardamomum Spice

Pot size in cm: 14 

Plant height in cm (approx): 40-50 (including pot)

The fragrant spice of cardamomum plant was born in India and Sri Lanka. Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) is a perennial herbaceous plant 3-4 m high in the Ginger family. Cardamom is considered the king of spices. It ranks third in its high cost, after saffron and vanilla. Although we are mainly familiar with the uses of seeds of this spice, its leaves can be used in drinks and cooking too.


Light: bright spot, direct sunlight, steamy bathroom ideal

Soil:  well draining potting compost

Watering: as and when required, thirsty plant 

Fertilizer: it needs a lot of organic compost and fertilizers, in the first few years of the plant’s life, you need to apply  fertilizer about twice a month

Humidity: high level