Description: Tender, tropical, evergreen perennial. Upright shoots with lance-shaped, dark green, cardamom-scented foliage.
Habit: Can grow to 10 feet high, but will stay around 2 feet tall in containers or pots
Culture:Prefers bright, filtered light, high humidity, and well-drained, humus-rich soil
Hardiness:Cold hardy to USDA Zone 10
Origin: India, East Indies
Attributes: Houseplant, Edible
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.
Arrives in a 6” pot.