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PIMENTA DIOICA - Allspice

The allspice plant produces berries that when dried give many flavors all in one. The flavor is a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. 

Ships in 4" pot. Sorry, we cannot ship this plant to CA at this time.

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Allspice, also known as, Jamaica pimenta or myrtle pepper is native to the Greater Antiles, southern Mexico and Central America.
 
The name Allspice is because of the combination of many flavors which are cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. 
 
Allspice is a condiment made out of fruits (berries) from this tall shrub. You just have to collect the unripe berries and let them dry naturally in the sun. After they are dry, they resemble large and smooth peppercorns.

The leaves are also used for cooking. Allspice can also be found in essential oil form.
Allspice is the most important ingredient of Caribbean cuisine, but also widely used in Middle Eastern, Arab and other parts of the world.

It is a large shrub or tree that can grow 30' tall, but can be kept small in a container. Best for partial sun. Protect from freezing.