AMOMUM subulatum

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AMOMUM subulatum

Black Cardamom (Yi Zhi Ren)

Select Item No. AA358

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Zingiberaceae
Origin: Eastern Himalaya
Special Features: TCM plant.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: yellowish-white
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z9 - Z10
Foliage: dense clumbroad lanceolate
Height with Flowers: 150 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Grams per 1000 seeds: 14.28571 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
70
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
50 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(14) A warm period of +25 to +30°C [77 to 86°F] and moist conditions after sowing for about 4–5 weeks neutralizes the germination inhibition. The phytohormones which inhibit germination will then break down. At this point the sowing needs very cool conditions, approximately +2°C [36°F]. Initial germination lasts for about 80 days under these conditions. During this period keep in dark cold storage chamber. Then temperature and lighting must be increased gradually.

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