About the Practice

The cardamom variety developed by Baby, belongs to Vazhuka type cardamom cultivars bearing purely white flowers, has high productivity than other cardamom plants and can be grown in waterlogged areas as well. The variety has wider adaptability to different shade conditions apart from having high production with good quality that is even higher than other Mysore and Vazhukka cultivars viz., Njallani, Green-bold, Palakkudi and Veeraputhara varieties, which are locally popular. It has sturdy plants, robust tillers and deeper root system, which makes it resistant to various biotic and abiotic stresses.

About the Innovator

Knowledge Provider / Innovator: K.J Baby Puliyanmala
Address: Puliyanmala, Idukki, Kerala
City: Idukki
State: Kerala
PIN Code 685515

Practice Details

Link: (a) single tiller planted in the nursery giving rise to 30 tillers, (b) variety having seed last ratio of around 23-26, (c) recovery ratio of one kg dry cardamom from four and half kilograms of green cardamom (d) single plant yielding nearly 4 - 5 kg dry cardamom with size varying from 6 mm to 8 mm and (e) the oil percentage being 8.9 percent as against 6-7 percent in common varieties.
Manufacturing Capacity: d) Licensing

GIAN Reference: GIAN/UAL/1117

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