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Aframomum Melegueta, Grains Of Paradise - Plant

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Description

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

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 1C
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 containe

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