Monodora myristica - Calabash Nutmeg


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1 seed per pack. a.k.a. Jamaican Nutmeg. A beautiful tropical tree prized both for its aromatic seeds and for its multi-colored, ornamental flowers. Seeds are dried, ground and used as a nutmeg substitute. Aroma is similar to nutmeg and can be used as a seasoning, in desserts, and for many standard nutmeg uses. Flowers are large, ornate, and resemble an orchid. Tropical tree growing up to 15-20 feet. Said to be hardy to 32F. Seeds are fresh, cannot be stored and should be planted on receipt. #2435