Cinnamon growing tree of the genus Cinnamomum also known as True cinnamon tree or Ceylon cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum verum is perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant for the fragrant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or tropics climate,
Cinnamomum verum 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, and weaker when it's dry and almost gone.
Flowers small color yellow, flowers grow on stalk in inflorescence.
Requirements for Cinnamon 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 verum:
Pests and diseases in Cinnamon:
Aphids, brown spots
When is the best time to prune a Cinnamomum verum?
How to prune a Cinnamon:
Week, dead branch
What is the size of a Cinnamomum verum?
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?
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
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:
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:
Do Cinnamon seeds require burying?