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Elettaria cardamomum

Elettaria cardamomum


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Kardamom, Cardamom, Green Cardamom
Synonyme: Amomum cardamomum, Alpinia cardamomum,
(20 Korn)

immergrüne, rhizombildende Staude bis zu 2 m mit langen, lanzettlichen, tiefgrünen Blättern und weißen Blüten mit roter oder bläulich-violett gestreifter Lippe in bis zu 50 cm langen Rispen, gefolgt von kleinen grünen Gewürzbeeren, die jeweils mehrere Samen beinhalten

Family:  Zingiberaceae Ingwergewächse Evergreen:  yes
Origin:  South America Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Perennial Flower:  white, white-cream, white-yellowish
Zone:  10 Flowering: 
Hibernate:  mind. 10-15°C Fruits:  Kapseln
To use as:  Topfgarten, Wintergarten, Zimmerkultur Locations:  semi-shade to shade
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Division
Pre-Treatment: pour hot water over the seeds + soak ca. 24-48 h
Sowing Time: all year round > only fresh seeds germinate reliably
Sowing Deep: ca. 0,5-1 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 25-28°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 4-6 weeks
Irrigation: in the growing season regularly water
Fertilization: biweekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + sand or perlite
Culture: bright at approx. 15-20°C + keep constantly moist
Overwintering: Older specimens bright at approx. 10-20°C and according to ambient temperature just so much to water that the root ball not dries out completely.
Note: Indoor suitable!
Tuesday 19 March, 2013
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