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Allspice, plant

$24.20$48.40 incl. GST

Usually Available: October to June
Botanical Name: Pimenta dioica
Shipping: NOT WA, NOT Tasmania, NOT SA, NOT Internationally
P0t Size: 50mm forestry tube, 100mm maxi pot

 

 

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Description

Allspice plant has deliciously aromatic leaves and seeds used to flavour meats, pickles etc. The flavour of Allspice, Pimenta dioica, can best be described as combination of nutmeg / cinnamon / cloves. Traditional Caribbean folk use of the leaves and berries as a remedy for anxiety and indigestion. Rare. A warm climate plant. Allspice plant is native to Central America and prefers well composted, light to medium, moist, well drained soils in a protected, sunny position. Drought and frost tender. A dioecious, evergreen tree growing to 10m x 5m.