Description For All Spice Plant
Benefits of using All Spice:
How to grow All spice Plant:Botanical Name: Pimenta dioica
Description: It's a good-looking, evergreen, small tree with shiny aromatic leaves & whitish grey bark. The leaves are unique with a combined flavour of Cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves. The tree forms small, tender, green fruits which are also used as a spice.
Planting Season: Throughout the year. Best planted in monsoon.
Climate: The plant prefers warm conditions.
Soil: Rich, well-drained, loamy soil with plenty of humus.
Planting: Plant Allspice in big size (12-14 inch) round pots. The plant will grow much better if planted directly in the ground as a small shade-giving tree.
Sunlight: Full sun (6-8 hours) or partial sun (3-4 hours)
Watering: Potted plant should be watered every alternate day. Plant in the ground should be watered once a week.
Manuring: Add plenty of cow dung manure or compost in potting soil at the time of planting. Mix handful of organic manure every month in potting soil.
Repotting: Repot the plant in a bigger container every year. Eventually older, plant big in size should be grown on the ground.
Propagation: Seed sowing, Stem cuttings, air layering.
Medicinal properties: Berry oil and leaf oil—carminative and stimulant. The oil contains chiefly eugenol (65-80%), responsible for the herb’s effect on the digestive system and its pain relief properties; also for anesthetic effect when crushed berries are applied topically.
Plant part used: Leaves
How to use:
|Type of Plants||Aromatic Medicinal Herb|
|Ideal plants location||Plants For Sunny Balconies|
|Water Schedule||Twice a week|
|Indoor/Outdoor||Outdoor Sun Loving Plant|
|Product Weight||750 g|
|Product Height||27 cm|
|Product Depth||11 cm|
|Product Width||11 cm|
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