Buy Cinnamon Plant “Dalchini”
Cinnamon (Dalchini) is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. The bark of this tree is used as medicine and spices.Cinnamon is a small evergreen tree, growing to 10–15 m (32.8–49.2 ft) tall. Cinnamon trees are mostly found in Sri Lanka and South India. The cinnamon plant produces tiny blooms, and its leaves are often bright green to yellow-green in colour. The bark and leaves have similar fragrances present. A ‘variety of species’ inner bark is utilized to prepare seasoning. Cinnamon species can be planted in the spring or early fall and typically grow slowly to moderately. The smell of Cinnamon is pleasant, stimulates the senses, yet calms the nerves.
Importance of Cinnamon “Dalchini” in Indian Food
Indian Food is an aromatic mix of vibrantly coloured spices. These spices not only provide different tastes, but they also add an unique flavor to each dish to which they are added. Cinnamon powder is one of the most important spices used in the preparation of many Indian dishes.
Cinnamon is an excellent source of calcium and fiber. Cinnamon not only enhances the taste of food, but it is also an effective medicine, controls blood sugar in the body.
|Plant Type||Tree, shrub|
|Mature Size||3 to 16 feet tall, 2 to 6 ft. wide (depends on variety)|
|Sun Exposure||Full, partial|
|Soil Type||Loamy, well-drained|
|Soil pH||Acidic to neutral (6.2–7.2)|
|Flower Color||White, yellow|
|Hardiness Zones||10–12 (USDA)|