Aframomum Melegueta, Grains Of Paradise - Plant

It is obtained from the ground seeds; it imparts a pungent, peppery flavour with hints of citrus.


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About Aframomum Melegueta

Aframomum melegueta is a species in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. This spice, commonly known as ossame, grains of paradise, Melegueta pepper, alligator pepper, Guinea grains, fom wisa, or Guinea.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Alligator pepper, atar, graines de paradis, grains of paradise, grana
Maximum Reachable Height 1.00 to 2.50 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time July to August
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

plants do best with 90 inches of rain per year, so unless you live in a rain forest, water regularly.plants love water—but don’t drown them. That is, they don’t like to sit in water, and they’ll die if the soil is too wet in winter. The ideal soil is rich and loose, with good drainage.

Aframomum Melegueta care

The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil.Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot.

Sunlight Full sun
Watering Dry to medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 1°C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Aframomum Melegueta special feature

Culinary herb for herb gardens. Also effective as an ornamental in window boxes, hanging baskets or containers.

Aframomum Melegueta uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • The people of Manang district, central Nepals, take the juice of the plant, believing it purifies the blood
  • Pounded leaves are boiled in water and spread on cots, beds, and mats to kill bugs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Aframomum Melegueta?

Aframomum Melegueta is commonly known as Alligator pepper, atar, graines de paradis, grains of paradise, grana

How tall do Aframomum Melegueta grow?

On average Aframomum Melegueta grows 1.00 to 2.50 feet

What color are Aframomum Melegueta?

A Aframomum Melegueta plant bears flowers of color White

When Aframomum Melegueta blooms?

With enough light, Aframomum Melegueta may produce White flowers in July to August

How hard is Aframomum Melegueta to grow?

A Aframomum Melegueta is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Aframomum Melegueta need?

A Aframomum Melegueta prefers Full sun

How much water does a Aframomum Melegueta need?

A Aframomum Melegueta prefers watering Dry to medium

What kind of soil does a Aframomum Melegueta need?

A Aframomum Melegueta prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Aframomum Melegueta like?

A Aframomum Melegueta prefers 1°C

How often should I fertilize my Aframomum Melegueta?

To encourage Aframomum Melegueta growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


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