Amomum tsao-ko - Black Cardamom


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6 seeds per pack. (Botanical name recently changed to Lanxangia tsaoko.) A ginger relative, native to the mountainous regions of the Yunnan Province. The seed pods are highly aromatic and when dried, are used as a spice in cooking. A clumping plant, with rhizomes, similar to most ginger's. The ripe fruits are formed at the base of the plant. Does best in humid, tropical environments, though with this species naturally occurring at higher elevation, it may be suitable for cooler subtropical climates as well. #4844