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Calabash Nutmeg

Monodora myristica

a.k.a. Jamaica Nutmeg

Softball sized fruit with edible seeds that have a nutmeg-like flavor.

Seed Availability

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Description

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Hardiness

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Growing Environment

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Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

Seeds are roasted and used for flavoring foods. Seeds are also used as a treatment for headaches. Root is chewed to relieve toothaches.

Native Range

Native to West Africa.

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