From the understory of rainforest comes an herbaceous perennial from the ginger family. This very rare plant produces a spice used in southeast Asia. Mainly grown as an ornamental for its flowers and foliage.Long slender forest green leaves are accented, in spring, by orchid like flower spikes that bloom in colors from white to lilac. The plant loves filtered shade and does quite well as an ornamental tropical.
Frost free areas can grow the plant in perennial borders.
1. The term Amomum refers to a plant that is scented
2. The fruit of this plant is known as Java cardamon
Standard Zone 9+
Potted Deck Plant
Many of our customers grow them in pots and bring indoors when weather turns rough.
Buyers should do their own research for plant uses.
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Amomum maximum Java Cardamon RARE 5 seeds