The allspice tree, which is native to the Caribbean and Central America, can be grown successfully in warmer climates in the United States, and once established, is often quite hardy and resistant to minor drought.
While female plants need a male pollinator to show fruit, some male plants are able to flower on their own.
|Plant Height||20 inch (51 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||7 inch (18 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Jamaican pepper, Pimenta or Newspice, Myrtle pepper|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 10.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Brown
|Bloom Time ||April to July|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil feels dry to touch. Apply fertilizer in early monsoon and spring season. Keep the plant in the sunny location.
Allspice prefers a well-drained soil, with good moisture holding capacity. At the time of planting, apply vermicompost to the plant.
|Sunlight ||Full sun to part shade|
|Soil ||well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||20 and 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
|Harvest Season ||Unripe berries are harvested.|
AllSpice special feature
The tree is known to enjoy full sunlight and humidity, and in return, it will supply you with a wealth of shiny evergreen foliage and bring out your inner naturalist, as one of the most sensually aromatic trees in the world.
- One of the world’s most fragrant trees, even today, its oils are used in perfumes and cosmetics
- one of the oils found within the allspice fruit, is a natural anesthetic, which can be used in a pinch when your kids are suffering from a toothache or upset stomach
- In Caribbean culture, the leaves and fruit of the allspice tree are often thought to be a natural antioxidant, while it remains notable as a folk remedy to everything from high blood pressure and obesity to menopause
- Note: Use after consulting the specialist
- Allspice is used for pickling, in baking, and its oils are used in a range of products
- Leaves from the tree can be used to infuse flavor and aroma in food, particularly those inspired by Caribbean cuisine
Frequently Asked Questions
What is allspice plant?
All spice is aromatic minor spice plant. English names of Allspice are Pimenta, Pimento, Jamaica Pepper and it belongs from Myrtaceae family. Allspice used for flavoring condiments and food products and in perfumery, soap and pharmaceutical preparations.
How to grow allspice plant?
Allspice Plant is grown by seeds, grafting and budding. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture 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(May-June).
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How to plant allspice?
To plant Allspice tree consider the following points
1. To grow Allspice 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 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 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 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 (May-June)
What does allspice look like?
Allspice is a small, medium-sized evergreen tree which grows upto a height of 8 to 10
m. The flowers are small and whitish in colour with a peculiar aroma.
Tuesday, 17 March 2020
Can this grown in hot places.
Friday, 28 February 2020
Received in good condition. Liked them very much!
Thursday, 20 February 2020
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