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Cloves - Plant

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Description

Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum.

The clove tree is an evergreen that grows up to 8 to 12 m tall, with large leaves and crimson flowers grouped in terminal cluste The flower buds initially have a pale hue, gradually turn green, then transition to a bright red when ready for harvest.

Clove tree trunk has smooth bark with grayish-yellow aromatic foliage. It is a slow growing but a long-lived tree and can exceed 100 years of age easily.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 17 inch (43 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Clove, Lavang, Laung
Maximum Reachable Height 8 to 12 m
Flower Colour Yellow to Crimson
Bloom Time April
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

The seeds can be directly planted, or soaked in water overnight to remove the outer lining. Northern gardeners should mulch heavily with straw for overwintering. Mulch should be removed in the spring after the threat of frost has passed. (Young shoots cannot survive in temps below 20 degrees F on their own. Keep them under cover)

Cloves care

Clove 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
Watering Medium
Soil Fertile loam, well-drained soil
Temperature 59 degrees F to 75 degrees F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Cloves special feature

Although this shrub can appear somewhat unkempt as it ages, the aromatic flowers, edible fruits and summer foliage provide good ornamental value and tasty fruit. Group in shrub borders, open woodland areas or near patios. Informal hedge or screen.

Cloves uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • The active principles in the clove are known to have antioxidant, antiseptic, local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, rubefacient (warming and soothing), carminative and anti-flatulent properties
  • The spice contains health benefiting essential oils such as eugenol

Culinary Use:

  • Used as spice

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to grow clove plant?

Clove plant is grown by seeds, soft wood cuttings and budding. Consider the following points to grow plant.
1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required.
2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).

Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

How to plant clove?

To plant Clove consider the following points.
1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight.
5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure.
1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day.
2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in.
3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil.
4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).

Is clove a medicinal plant?

Yes, as per the published literature Clove is one of the best medicinal plants.

Is clove oil toxic to plants?

No, Clove oil is not toxic to plants.

Is clove a herbaceous plant?

No, Clove is evergreen tree in the Myrtaceae family.

Which part of the clove plant is used as a spice?

Flower buds of the clove used as a spice

What does a clove plant look like?

The clove tree is an evergreen tree of the Myrtaceae family. It is a triangular shaped evergreen tree growing about 40 feet tall with smooth gray bark and 5-inch-long, glossy opposite leaves that resemble bay leaves.

Where to gro clove plant?

You can grow clove outdoor where it receives more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight.

What is clove plant name in hindi?

In Hindi clove plant is known as Laung.

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