Pimenta dioica, All Spice- Plant
|Sr No.||Item name|
|1||All Spice -Plant|
About The Plant
- It is known as Allspice because it gives the combined flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove.
- It is an evergreen medium size tree and can grow more than 8 meters in height if directly planted in the ground.
- The leaves are large, leathery, glossy green, aromatic, and quite attractive.
- The fruits are picked when green and unripe and are traditionally dried in the sun.
- Allspice is the dried fruit of the Pimenta dioica plant.
- When dry, the fruits are brown and resemble large, smooth peppercorns.
- Fresh leaves are similar in texture to bay leaves and similarly used in cooking.
- Leaves and wood are often used forsmoking meats where allspice is a local crop.
|Common Name||Jamaica pepper, myrtle pepper, pimenta, or pimento|
|Maximum Reachable Height||8 m|
|Flower Colour||Yellow to Crimson|
|Difficulty Level||easy to grow|
Trees require a warm, humid climate with 50 to 70 inches of rainfall annually and a minimum temperature of 59 degrees F
|Sunlight||Full sun to part shade|
|Soil||Fertile loam, well-drained soil|
|Temperature||59 degrees F to 75 degrees F|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
- Used as spice
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