Propagation: Cinnamomum zeylanicum

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  1. pinenut

    pinenut Active Member 10 Years

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    Has anyone out there grown Cinnamon from seed? Links and advice welcome.
    And, yes, it'll be indoors. This is the Yukon after all.
    Thanks
    Carl
     
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    Eric La Fountaine Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    I germinated some Cinnamomum camphora this Spring. It was easy and fairly quick to germinate. I had one as a house plant before. I like the waxy, fragrant leaves. I have two plants doing well and lots of seeds left.
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    It should be possible to get that last one to sprout fairly easily, as it is a noxious weed in part of the US.
     
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    pinenut Active Member 10 Years

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    Received the seeds today. What did you use for propagating/growing? Soil or paper? Sun or no sun? Heat or room temp? Hope it becomes a weed in my house!
    Cheers
    Carl
     
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    Junglekeeper Esteemed Contributor 10 Years

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    Eric La Fountaine Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Not sure if cinnamon has different requirements than camphor, but I am sure I started my seed in sterile medium at warm room temperature. Seeds were the size of small peas.
     
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    pinenut Active Member 10 Years

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    Thanks folks. I'm sterilizing some "seed starter mix" in the BBQ. Will water initially with cool boiled water, cover and keep it away from the GD@#$%^ fungus gnats. I'll let you know how it went.
    Cheers and thanks again
    Carl
     

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