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%
Maximum Reachable Height
12 to 14 in.
Spring to summer
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.
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Well drained soil
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