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Alpinia calcarata Cardamon Ginger

A small ginger growing between 1 and 2 metres with a clumping growth habit. Very heavily scented leaves when crushed, not related to the original cardoman but the fragrance of the ginger smells very similar to the spice

Uses

Crushed and infused to make a delicious tea, can be added to cooking to produce extra flavour also great for a dense small screen.

Position & Soil

Can grow in full sun but prefers part shade.

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