Seeds of Cardamom tree are very small and fall before ripening

Cardamom    United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi

my cardamom tree is two years old and two meters high. seeds smell and taste like cardamom, but they take about six months to ripen and many fall down before they do. it is planted in Sudan, Khartoum. temperature in winter is between 15- 30, dry weather and in summer between 25- 45 with rains from July to September

Posted by: Osama Al Hassan (2 points) Osama Al Hassan
Posted: August 15, 2014


Cardamom fruits have a tendency to ripen very irregularly and so it is recommended that the fruits are harvested individually. In saying that, you don't want to pick them when the are very ripe as the fruit tends to split and the seeds do not dry well. What color are the seeds when the fruits fall? Have they changed color? Thank you for including lots of detail in your question, I hope we can find an answer for you.

Posted by: Lindsay McMenemy (2 points) Lindsay McMenemy
Posted: August 15, 2014

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