: 20 BLACK CARDAMON Plant Seeds (AMOMUM subulatum) Grow Indoors or Outdoors!: Garden & Outdoor. Common Name: Greater Cardamom. Amomum subulatum. Drawing of the flowering plant. Photograph by: Roxburgh, W., Plants of the coast of Coromandel, vol. Larger or Greater Cardamom, Nepal Cardamom. Latin Name: Amomum subulatum Zingiberaceae. Sanskrit/Indian name: Aindri, Sthula ela, Brihatupakunchika.

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They will not survive in cool environments, but they are easily adapted to growing in containers placed in warm locations. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Hindi-language text Articles with unsourced statements from December All accuracy disputes Articles with disputed statements from November It takes up to four years to obtain a full cardamom crop from such a planting.

Black cardamom is used for hearty meat stews and amoomum dishes. Keep cardamom seed in its seedpods as husked seed and ground seed loses its flavour quickly. Sow indoors at any time.

Views Read Edit View history. Seedlings should be planted in the soil at the same depth they were previously grown.

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The leaves, sometimes used for wrapping foods, can be subulafum at any time. In the East, the plant is used medicinally, for digestive ailments. The largest producer of the black cardamom is Nepalfollowed by India and Bhutan. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser suulatum utilize the functionality of subultaum website. An ideal location for a cardamom plant is in a bathroom, where it will ajomum from the warmth and high humidity.

Black cardamomalso known as hill cardamom[1] Bengal cardamom[1] greater cardamom[1] Indian cardamom[1] Nepal cardamom[1] winged cardamom[1] or brown cardamomcomes from either of two species in the family Zingiberaceae. Cardamom is the world’s third-most expensive spice, outstripped in price per weight only by saffron and vanilla. In hot areas of the world the plants need shade and moisture.


Retrieved from ” https: In order to grow cardamom, its native tropical environment should be duplicated as closely as possible. In its native areas it grows to be a large plant with thick stocks and huge leaves. The plant needs moist soil in a warm environment with filtered sunlight. Foliage growth can be encouraged by fertilising the plant with a high-nitrogen, low-potassium fertiliser.

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Cardamon, Amomum subulatum

The pods of A. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. In combination with the seeds of melon, it is used as a diuretic for kidney stones.

Black cardamom is often erroneously [2] described as an inferior substitute for green cardamom by those unfamiliar with the spice. Camphor is easily discernible in its odour.

Sensory quality Black cardamom has a fresh and aromatic aroma. Amomum subulatum is also a great ornamental, the plants are suitable to be grown outdoors subhlatum all mild and warm temperate climates that do not experience excessive freezes.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. See also cassia on another Chinese cooking technique that uses dried spices, namely master sauce.

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Amomum costatum [ citation needed ] Benth. The pods can be left on the plant to dry or removed and placed on paper towels to dry more quickly. The soil should be thoroughly moistened after planting.

The phytohormones which inhibit germination will then break down. Typical components of xiang liao are cassiaSichuan pepperblack cardamom, star anise and lesser galangale ; less commonly, Sichuan cooks employ greater galangaleclovesnutmeg and licorice. Ethnopharmacological Approaches for Therapy of Jaundice: The genus name Amomum derives from the Greek momum meaning ‘unblemished’ literally or figuratively or ‘faultless’.

In Egypt and other Arabic cultures they are ground and used to flavour coffees and teas. In dried condition, they are widely known as Black cardamom or Nepal cardamom and are very popular in Indian cuisine.

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Its common name is spelt in a number of ways, Cardamom, Cardamon or Cardemon and occasionally Cardamum. The rhizomes are planted among the trees sending up six to eight foot leafy shoots which give the plant a bushy appearance.

This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat The seeds are contained in the pods in three double rows with about six seeds in each row. Description Details Amomum subulatum, the Cardamon or Cardamom plant is an interesting herbaceous perennial plant, native to damp, forested valleys from the eastern Himalayas to central China.

Black cardamom was historically used in Chinese cooking, at least back to the Yuan. This member of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae produces an underground rhizome that gives rise to clusters of evergreen, leafy shoots to about cm 36in tall. This behaviour is shared by other unground spices, like cinnamoncloves and green cardamomall of which are popular in Northern India and mostly used unground see also onion.

Initial germination lasts for about 80 days under these conditions. Apart from usage in Indian and Nepali cuisine, they are not much known, but have some regional importance in Central and Southern China. Selected Links Indian Spices: At least two distinct species of black cardamom occur: In the US and Great Britain the seeds are employed as an ingredient of curry powder and used as a flavourant in liqueurs, while in Russia, Sweden, Norway and parts of Germany they are largely used for flavouring cakes.

When planting a cardamom outdoors, it needs a location that is constantly shaded.