Cinnamon growing tree of the genus Cinnamomum also known as Indian bay leaf or Indian cassia, Cinnamomum tamala is perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant for the fragrant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or tropics climate,
Cinnamomum tamala 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 but week smell.
Flowers small color yellow, flowers grow on stalk in inflorescence.
Requirements for Indian bay leaf plant growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing Cinnamon:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Cinnamon?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Cinnamon:
Some cultivars contain toxic
When is the best time to plant a Cinnamomum tamala:
Pests and diseases in Cinnamon:
Aphids, brown spots
When is the best time to prune a Cinnamomum tamala?
How to prune a Cinnamon:
Week, dead branch
What is the size of a Cinnamomum tamala?
Growth speed in Cinnamon:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Cinnamon Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water / 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?
Growing Cinnamon is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Cinnamon bloom?
Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower
Small flower in yellow color
Pollination is done by:
Thinning / Deadheading of Cinnamon Blossom:
There is no need in the blossom as long as the tree young it's better to thinning
When to trim Cinnamon leaves?
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