The Canela Tree, also known as the cinnamon plant, is related to the culinary cinnamon we know and love. In fact, bruising the leaves or stems of the Canela Tree can actually produce a faint cinnamon scent. Native to Taiwan, the Canela is is characterized by its glossy, oval leaves, and its resilient nature as an indoor houseplant.
Thrives in low to medium light.
Water once weekly, allowing the top inch of soil dry out between waterings.
The humidity in your home will do.
Average home temperature. If you’re comfortable, the Canela is comfortable.
A well maintained Canela Tree will grow up to 8 feet tall.
SYMPTOM: Leaf tips browning
CAUSE: Under watered
SYMPTOM: Yellowing leaves
CAUSE: Over watered
SYMPTOM: Brown disc-shaped spots under leaves
CAUSE: Scale bugs. Wipe leaves, top and bottom, with soapy water to treat the plant.
It is best practice to keep houseplants out of reach of small children and pets.
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