How to grow Allspice

Allspice tree grow and care – tree of the genus Pimenta also known as English pepper or Jamaica pepper, Allspice perennial evergreen plant also used as fragrant ornamental plant, can grow in tropic mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves are fragrant edible dark green the shape elliptic.

Flowers are small and white grow in clusters.

Allspice tree berries

Fruit (berries) edible color is black 0.3-0.8 mm, fruit can be used dry or fresh and the seeds are also edible.

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How to grow Allspice tree growing and care:
Humidity, acid soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Cutting (explanation bellow)

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Not something special

When is the best time to plant?
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Spider mites, aphids

When is the best time to prune?
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
For design, can be prune

Size of the plant?
10-18 m (32-59 feet), outside of the comfort zone 2-5 m (6-15 feet)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower
Small white flowers that grow in clusters

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruit

Fruit harvest season:

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Allspice fruits?
Spice, cooked, dried

Work requirements on the fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit?
5-8 years

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
All Year

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish can be cut with the branches

Information about leaves:
Elliptic shape, dark green fragrant leaves

Uses of Allspice leaves:
Spice, cooked, herb

Scientific name:

Pimenta dioica

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Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
  • Edible leaves
  • Edible Seeds
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Herbs
  • Spices
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Fragrance
  • Medical uses
  • Ornamental plants
  • Shade tree
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13

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