Green Cardamom spice – Elettaria cardamomum

by: Yael Orgad
06 Feb
Elettaria cardamomum
This month we are celebrating tropical spice plants in the Tropical Conservatory. Our plant of the month is Elettaria cardamomum, Commonly known as the Green Cardamom. This is a perennial ...

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Common Cyclamen – Cyclamen persicum

by: Ori Fragman-Sapir and Yael Orgad
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03 Feb
One of the lovable and well known flowers in Israel is the Cyclamen persicum. The Cyclamen is very common here and found all over the Mediterranean region in a variety ...

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Field Marigold – Calendula arvensis

by: yael orgad
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03 Jan
Our first plant of the month for the year 2019 is a modest and usually ignored wildflower. It is small and inconspicuous, but nevertheless a charming flower: the Field Marigold. ...

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