Browning leaves on cardamom plant

Cardamom    Unitied kingdom

Last year I planted cardamom seeds, a year later I have a plant that is approx 3 foot tall, two stems, with more growing at the base of the plant of about an inch or so! But all my leaves have a brown curl (burn) to them? I make sure it's not dry, but not wet! Do I need to feed it? If so with what? This plant is not in direct sunlight, and I water before it dries out! What am I doing wrong?

Posted by: Jason (1 point) Jason
Posted: April 1, 2015


The browning tips could be a sign of overwatering. What is the drainage in the pot like? Cardamom required good drainage to prevent the roots from rotting. If you haven't been feeding the plant then its probably a good idea to start. Not familiar with the best fertilizer for cardamom but you should be fine with regular houseplant fertilizer or fish emulsion.

Posted by: Lindsay McMenemy (2 points) Lindsay McMenemy
Posted: April 2, 2015

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