Common Name: Cinnamon
Scientific Name: Cinnamomum verum
Plant Family: Lauraceae
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Water Demand: Moderate-High
Cinnamon is such a spectacular ingredient, contributing a remarkable fragrance and unique spicy kick to any recipe it is added to. Mature plants will reach 30-50′ tall with a 20-40′ spread. The bark is dark grey-brown in color. The bark of the tree is used to make cinnamon while the leaves can be used in other culinary ways.