Common name: Early wintergreen, Japanese Allspice, Wintersweet
Height at maturity: 3 meters
Plant type: shrub
Flowering: from December to March
Flower color: sulfur yellow
Soil type: draining soil
Use: in the garden, massing, isolated
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
The Japanese Allspice is a shrub that flowers in winter. It offers an abundant flowering of flowers (in the shape of a cup of 2 centimeters) of a very fragrant sulfur yellow color. The flowers grow directly on the twigs.
This plant requires a sunny exposure and to be protected from the winds. It accepts all types of draining soil but prefers neutral or slightly calcareous soil. The lemongrass can be planted in pots.