About Cinnamomum cassia
Cinnamomum cassia, called Chinese cassia or Chinese cinnamon, is an evergreen tree originating in southern China, and widely cultivated there and elsewhere in southern and eastern Asia.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Chinese cinnamon|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||12 to 14 in.|
|Flower Colour ||light-yellowish brown|
|Bloom Time ||Spring to summer|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Once established Cassia requires regular fertilisation and watering; ideally they should be thinned in the autuman.
Cinnamomum cassia care
Requirements: Full sunlight or light shade. Good drainage. Regular watering. Regular feed. Thin plants in the autumn. Taking cuttings in spring. Divide in spring.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil ||Well drained soil|
|Temperature || 60 degrees|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Cinnamomum cassia special feature
Cinnamomum Cassia oil is used for athletes foot, a condition that can occur from walking on communal shower floors and saunas as well as swimming pools. Cinnamomum cassia is a well known and highly regarded antifungal agent.
Cinnamomum cassia uses
- used for ornamental purpose
- Chinese cassia is a close relative to Ceylon cinnamon (C
- verum), Saigon cinnamon (C
- loureiroi), also known as "Vietnamese cinnamon", Indonesian cinnamon (C
- burmannii), also called "korintje", and Malabar cinnamon (C
- citriodorum) from Sri Lanka
- In all five species, the dried bark is used as a spice
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Cinnamomum cassia ?
Cinnamomum cassia is commonly known as Chinese cinnamon
How tall do Cinnamomum cassia grow?
On average Cinnamomum cassia grows 12 to 14 in.
What color are Cinnamomum cassia ?
A Cinnamomum cassia plant bears flowers of color light-yellowish brown
When Cinnamomum cassia blooms?
With enough light, Cinnamomum cassia may produce light-yellowish brown flowers in Spring to summer
How hard is Cinnamomum cassia to grow?
A Cinnamomum cassia is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Cinnamomum cassia need?
A Cinnamomum cassia prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Cinnamomum cassia need?
A Cinnamomum cassia prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Cinnamomum cassia need?
A Cinnamomum cassia prefers Well drained soil
What temperature does a Cinnamomum cassia like?
A Cinnamomum cassia prefers 60 degrees
How often should I fertilize my Cinnamomum cassia ?
To encourage Cinnamomum cassia growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Sunday, 06 October 2019
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