Cinnamomum cassia

Cinnamon growing tree of the genus Cinnamomum also known as Cinnamomum aromaticum or Chinese cinnamontree, Cinnamomum cassia is perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant for the fragrant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or tropics climate.

Cinnamomum cassia bark

Bark color brown mostly the useful part, the bark fall from the mature trunk sometimes needed help.

Leaves edible, can be used for flavor of the leaves, fragrant become weaker when it's dry.

Flowers small color yellow, flowers grow on stalk in inflorescence.

How to grow: 

Requirements for Cinnamomum aromaticum  plant growing and care:

Warm climate

What is the best way to start growing Cinnamon:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Cinnamon?
No

Difficulties/Problems with growing Cinnamon:
Some cultivars contain toxic

When is the best time to plant a Cinnamomum cassia:
Spring

Pests and diseases in Cinnamon:
Aphids, brown spots

When is the best time to prune a Cinnamomum cassia?
Spring

How to prune a Cinnamon:
Week, dead branch

What is the size of a Cinnamomum cassia?
10-15 m

Growth speed in Cinnamon:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Cinnamon Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

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

It is possible to grow Cinnamon indoor?
No

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

Planting Season: 
How much water the plant needs: 
Plants sun exposure: 
 
Blooming: 

When does Cinnamon bloom?
Autumn / Winter

General information about the flower:
Small flower in yellow color

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Thinning / Deadheading of Cinnamon Blossom:
There is no need in the blossom as long as the tree young it's better to thinning

Blooming Season : 
Flower color: 
Edible leaves: 

When to trim Cinnamon leaves?
All year

How to trim Cinnamon leaves?
After tree establish root it doesn't matter as long as you leave enough leaves on the tree

Information about Cinnamon leaves:
Light to dark green depend on the sun exposure , shiny oval leaves

Uses of Cinnamon leaves:
Beverage, fragrance, cooked

Grow from seeds: 

Sowing of Cinnamon:
Seeds are yellow with a brown bark, in the wild the seeds pass through the digestive of an animal, to simulate this situation rub the seeds and remove some of the bark, also recommend to sow in slightly acidic soil

Saving Cinnamon seeds until sowing:
Dry dark place

Sowing season of Cinnamon:
Tropical spring, subtropical early summer

Cinnamon plant spacing:
Different pot

How Deep Do You Plant A Cinnamon Seed?
1-2 cm from the top

Cinnamon seeding conditions:
Rich soil, moist, half shade

Watering Cinnamon Seeds:
Average amount of water

Cinnamon germination time:
20-30 day but can be more

Condition of Cinnamon sprout:
Moist

Do Cinnamon seeds require burying?
No