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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.

Plant Specifications

*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
Watering Medium
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

Ornamental Use:

  • used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • 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

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