An easy-going aromatic plant, it is well-suited for brightening your landscape and is even amenable to container gardening.
The allspice tree, which is native to the Caribbean and Central America, can be grown successfully in warmer climates in the United States, and once established, is often quite hardy and resistant to minor drought.
While female plants need a male pollinator to show fruit, some male plants are able to flower on their own.
|Plant Height||24 inch (61 cm)|
|Plant Spread||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Common Name||Jamaican pepper, Pimenta or Newspice, Myrtle pepper|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 10.00 feet|
|Bloom Time||April to July|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
- Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil feels dry to touch.
- Apply fertilizer in early monsoon and spring season.
- Keep the plant in the sunny location.
Allspice prefers a well-drained soil, with good moisture holding capacity. At the time of planting, apply vermicompost to the plant.
Sunlight Full sun to part shade Watering Medium Soil well-drained soil Temperature 20 and 35 degrees C Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer Harvest Season Unripe berries are harvested.
AllSpice Special Feature
The tree is known to enjoy full sunlight and humidity, and in return, it will supply you with a wealth of shiny evergreen foliage and bring out your inner naturalist, as one of the most sensually aromatic trees in the world.
- One of the world, s most fragrant trees, even today, its oils are used in perfumes and cosmetics
- one of the oils found within the allspice fruit, is a natural anesthetic, which can be used in a pinch when your kids are suffering from a toothache or upset stomach
- In Caribbean culture, the leaves and fruit of the allspice tree are often thought to be a natural antioxidant, while it remains notable as a folk remedy to everything from high blood pressure and obesity to menopause
- Note: Use after consulting the specialist
- Allspice is used for pickling, in baking, and its oils are used in a range of products
- Leaves from the tree can be used to infuse flavor and aroma in food, particularly those inspired by Caribbean cuisine