Cinnamon Bark, Dal chini - Plant

A small evergreen tree with aromatic bark of about 6-8 m in height found growing wild in southern coastal regions of India. The bark is used as culinary spice and also in medicines.
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About Cinnamon Bark

Easily grown in average, slightly acidic, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, well-drained soils. Intolerant of drought. Propagation is difficult (approximately 95% of seed produced is not viable). Woody cuttings are difficult to root, but juvenile cuttings are easier to root.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Cinnamon Bark, Dal chini,Acer griseum
Maximum Reachable Height 20 to 30 feet
Flower Colour Green
Bloom Time April
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water the tree twice each week during dry periods while it is young, and mist it occasionally with a gentle spray of water from a hose.
  • A cinnamon tree grows best in humid conditions.
  • Cinnamon Bark care

    Plant a cinnamon tree outdoors in fall to give it time to establish itself during the rainy season. Place it in sandy soil, at least 10 feet from other trees or shrubs and in partial shade.
    Scratch 1 ounce of balanced, granular fertilizer into the tree s soil, and water the soil. A balanced fertilizer contains equal amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 20 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Cinnamon Bark uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Unverified information Root and leaves-used in intermittent fevers, biliousness, jaundice; also in rheumatic affections; bruised in salt water, used in skin diseases
    • A decoction of the root bark is given to women to control fits at the time of delivery

    Frequently Asked Questions

    When to plant Cinnamon?

    Cinnamon is planted during June-July.

    Can you plant Cinnamon?

    You can plant a Cinnamon plant preferably outdoors, in pot or in ground at a spot receiving below growing conditions for the plant - 1. Direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day preferably in morning. 2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained. 3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. Note - For further details check the product description on

    How does Cinnamon plant look like?

    Cinnamon is a bushy, evergreen tree belonging to the family Lauraceae. It may reach a height of about 6-15 meter.

    How to plant Cinnamon seeds?

    To grow Cinnamon plant through seed consider the following points 1. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within 15-20 days. Note - For further details check the product description on

    Does Cinnamon come from a plant?

    Yes,Cinnamon is plant originated and famous for its bark and leaves which are strongly aromatic.

    What part of Cinnamon plant becomes the spice?

    Bark and leaves are used commercially for consumption as spice crop.

    Is Cinnamon a medicinal plant?

    Cinnamon is a spice crop and very well known for its strong aroma.

    How to grow Cinnamon plant?

    Cinnamon plant is grown by seeds and by cuttings and air layering. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of 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(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on

    How big do Cinnamon plants get?

    Cinnamon plants may reach a height of about 6-15 meter.


    Sunday, 16 February 2020

    Worth Money. Good Product

    Anil Arora

    Monday, 18 November 2019

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    Monday, 11 November 2019

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    franlene rebelo

    Monday, 04 November 2019

    Plant received in good packing, but is not similar as shown in web site.

    Madhu Grover

    Monday, 28 October 2019

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?


    Thursday, 24 October 2019

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    Sharada Kishor

    Tuesday, 22 October 2019

    Perfectly shipped with care... Live plant is healthy...

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    Sunday, 20 October 2019

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    Ashish Bhujbal

    Friday, 18 October 2019

    This plant can be planted in a simple pot.

    Suman Prakash Prakash

    Wednesday, 16 October 2019

    Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space

    Dhiraj Gome

    Thursday, 10 October 2019

    I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

    Ajith Kumar

    Thursday, 10 October 2019

    Can be kept in semi shade areas


    Tuesday, 08 October 2019

    Wow nice plants and delivered in great condition..

    Surendra Saini

    Friday, 04 October 2019

    Plant is in very good condition.....Vase is good ..... Packaging is ok..... Jelly balls were broken....

    Kamal Knotbreaker

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    A happy customer ?? But like could the rate be a bit reasonably else all good ... thanks

    Purnima Tripathi

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Today i got this plant...the colour of leaves touches heart.

    Joshi Prisy

    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Does it comes with soil?

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    Friday, 29 June 2018

    Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

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    Thursday, 28 June 2018

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    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Thank you so much... gifted to someone special and he likes it a lot

    Rohit Chaturvedi

    Wednesday, 27 June 2018

    Buy this just 2 weeks ago .and its growing very nice

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    Monday, 25 June 2018

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    Srinivas S

    Sunday, 24 June 2018

    what are the dimensions of the pot?

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    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

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    Satish Gaikwad

    Wednesday, 20 June 2018

    Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.

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    Tuesday, 19 June 2018

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    Sunday, 17 June 2018

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    Friday, 15 June 2018

    I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

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    Friday, 15 June 2018

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    Thursday, 14 June 2018

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    Thursday, 14 June 2018

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    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

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    Monday, 11 June 2018

    Bit price is high but it s amazing plant, sun is not required only lighting is enough at any conditions even room light is enough for this plant.

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    Monday, 11 June 2018

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    Sunday, 10 June 2018

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    Sunday, 10 June 2018

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    Friday, 08 June 2018

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    Thursday, 07 June 2018

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    Thursday, 07 June 2018

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    Friday, 01 June 2018

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    Thursday, 31 May 2018

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    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

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    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    What can i do to maintain my plant?

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    Tuesday, 29 May 2018

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    Monday, 28 May 2018

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    Sunday, 27 May 2018

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    Sunday, 27 May 2018

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    Friday, 25 May 2018

    "I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

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