Cinnamon Myrtle

Scientific Name: 
Backhousia myrtifolia cultivar
Family Name: 
Myrtaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
This plant cultivar has been selectively bred to have leaves that smell like cinnamon, whereas regular Backhouse myrtifolia has an uninteresting scent. Lovely creamy flowers.
Plant Height: 
4-7m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Oil
Harvest Period: 
All year
Of Interest: 
Fresh, dried, tea. The cinnamon flavoured leaves give a lovely flavour to foods.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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