Eetbare tuin-edible garden: Pimenta dioica - Allspice - Jamaica pepper

PIMDIO01
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Pimenta dioica also known as Jamaica pepper or allspice gets edible seeds that are fairly spicy and have a fine aroma ...More information
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Product description

Pimenta dioica is also known under the names Allspice and Jamaica pepper.
This plant is a family of the Myrtaceae, often containing aromatic plants such as eucalyptus, guava, clove, myrtle, etc.)
This pimento tree slowly grows into a small aromatic tree, but can be kept well to the desired size by pruning.
The leaves are up to 8 cm long and smell very aromatic to a combination of clove, black pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg and hence the name allspice.
The leaf is also used for making tea.
White small flowers appear on the plant from which berries grow.
These berries contain seeds that can be dried and have the same taste as described above.
The taste is pretty spicy, but with the aforementioned aroma it is a special taste.
This herb is mostly used in sauces, marinades etc.
The plant likes to have a warm sunny location to get into bloom. It is an ideal tub plant for the terrace and also because of its evergreen and aromatic character a special asset for your terrace.
Winter hardiness zone 10b (+ 1ºC).

Specifications

  • Minimum temperature:+1ºC
  • Location:Sunny
  • Soil type:No special requirements
  • Water requirement:Light damp
  • Full ground:No
  • Tub plant:Yes
  • Flowering period:6-7
  • Origin / habitat:West India, South Mexico, Central America
  • Growth rate:Reasonably slow
  • Maximum plant height:2-4 meters

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