Ceylon Cinnamon Tree (Cinnamomum verum)

Botanical names:
Cinnamomum verum Accepted
Cinnamomum zeylanicum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 20 - 40 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: Juvenile leaves are a bronze shade; mature leaves are deep green with a spicy fragrance.
Fruit: Showy
Other: Purple drupes
Fruiting Time: Late winter or early spring
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Edible Parts: Bark
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Just planted my very own Cinnamon tree sapling!  The leaves are a

Comments:
Posted by BlueOddish (South Jordan, Utah, USA - Zone 7a) on Oct 2, 2018 8:06 PM

The common name for this plant in Brazil is "Canela-da-Índia".

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cinnamon tree by jamiepetze Nov 27, 2018 3:08 PM 1
Miconia sp; Brazilian shrub for ID please.. by bonitin Jan 16, 2012 4:02 PM 12

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