NAME: Nutmeg Tree
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Myristica Fragrans
COLOR: Light Yellow Flowers / Green - Red - Brown Fruit
PLANT SEEDS: At 75 - 85F
BLOOM TIME: Spring
HARDINESS ZONE: 9 - 11
PLANT HEIGHT: 40'
PLANT SPACING: 40'
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 1 Seed
OTHER: The Nutmeg Tree, or Pala, is a small tropical evergreen tree native to the "Spice Islands" of Indonesia. Myristica Fragrans is the main source of the spices nutmeg and mace. These plants prefer warm & humid conditions. The leaves are dark green & glossy, & the spring flowers are beautiful! The Nutmeg is also deliciously fragrant.
The Nutmeg fruit has a green exterior that splits open when it’s ripe, revealing its edible red pulp that is called Mace which is used as a spice. Inside the pulp of each fruit is 1 large 1 - 1 1/2" nutmeg seed. The Nutmeg seeds are called Nutmeg, a spice that is typically used ground or grated. Nutmeg is included in a huge number of dishes worldwide. It is very versatile, & is used for flavoring everything including meats, potatoes & other veggies, rice & soups, in beverages like Caribbean Rum Punch & as a drink topping, made into juice, candied or used in other deserts & baked goods & jams, & in Tortellini. The in US, it is the main spice used in pumpkin pies!
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Jul 25, 2020
Jul 6, 2020
Only time will tell but it was fast to get here and it was in great shape
Jun 13, 2020
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May 28, 2020
What I receive looks suspiciously like a regular nutmeg from the grocery store. From what I researched online the seed needs to be fresh to germinate I guess only time will tell