Cinnamon Myrtle

Backhousia myrtifolia

Cinnamon Myrtle For Sale (Size: Medium) (Cutting Grown)

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The leaves have a pleasant spicy cinnamon-like aroma and flavour. The attractive flowers are creamy coloured and star shaped, followed by star-like capsules. The cinnamon myrtle is well suited to the home garden. The tree is adaptable to a broad range of conditions and different soil types. Cinnamon myrtle is suitable for full-sun and semi-shade situations. The tree is tolerant of light frosts. Leaves can be harvested as sprigs for use in cooking. This is a specific selection for its flavouring qualities, and is the actual clonal variant that inspired the name cinnamon myrtle in the 1980s. Its used in savoury recipes, deserts, confectionary and herbal teas. The main essential oil isolate in cinnamon myrtle is elemicin, which is also a significant flavouring component in common nutmeg. Cinnamon myrtle can also be used in floristry.

$14.90 ($14.90-$16.90 choose a size)

Specifications of Cinnamon Myrtle

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 5-10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Cinnamon Myrtle Reviews & Tips

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Kloe
★★★★★ 9y ago

Adelaide, SA

This is a stunning bush.  Beautiful aromatic foliage, with amazing cream coloured flowers in spring through summer, followed by loads of new growth.  I will never need to buy cinnamon again!

Chris
12y ago

Hervey Bay, QLD, Australia

Cinnamon Myrtle

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