Cloves - Plant
Description for Cloves
It is an evergreen tree and on favorable climates, it grows up to more than 8 meters high, while the cultivated varieties are of a smaller height of around 5 meters
Clove tree trunk has smooth bark with grayish yellow aromatic foliage. It is a slow growing but a long-lived tree and can exceed 100 years of age easily.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Ribes odoratum||Yellow|| September-October|| 1.5 to 6 feet||Moderately easy|
Planting and careThe seeds can be directly planted, or soaked in water overnight to remove the outer lining. Cloves are harvested when the flowers turn from green to purple.The ripened flower buds are collected and sun dried in tropical regions.
|Full sun,Partial sun||well-drained soil ||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season,||10 to 30 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Caring for Cloves
- Northern gardeners should mulch heavily with straw for overwintering.
- Mulch should be removed in the spring after the threat of frost has passed. (Young shoots canâ€™t survive in temps below 20Â°F on their own. Keep them under cover.
- Cut off any flower shoots that emerge in spring. These may decrease bulb size.
Typical uses of Cloves
Special features: Although this shrub can appear somewhat unkempt as it ages, the aromatic flowers, edible fruits and summer foliage provide good ornamental value and tasty fruit. Group in shrub borders, open woodland areas or near patios.
Culinary use: NA
Medicinal use: Clove is used in the ancient Chinese medicines and in traditional Ayurvedic medicines for its antiseptic and anti-fermentation properties. Clove is used as a disinfectant in the oral cavity and teeth. The action of clove covers micro-organisms, including viruses, bacteria and fungi. It also has analgesic or anesthetic properties.Additionally, it treats digestive disorders such as diarrhea, abdominal pain of spastic origin, bloating and dyspepsia.Since it is an antiseptic, it can also be used in a sore throat.
ote: The following information is general guidelines. Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines.
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