Fresh Nutmeg ( Myristica fragrans). Lacy Mace over the nut and all wrapped in a secure pod. Photo: Steve Warrington

Fresh Nutmeg ( Myristica fragrans). Lacy Mace over the nut and all wrapped in a secure pod. Photo: Steve Warrington

Fragrant Friday: Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

Fragrant Friday: Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)

15 Dried Myristica Fragrans,Myristica Fragrans Seeds,Nutmeg Seed

15 Dried Myristica Fragrans,Myristica Fragrans Seeds,Nutmeg Seed

Nutmeg tree, Myristica fragrans, Myristicaceae

Nutmeg tree, Myristica fragrans, Myristicaceae

Aprenda a plantar a noz-moscada, árvore de origem indiana que dá um fruto muito utilizado como tempero. Nome Técnico: Myristica fragrans Houtt Nomes Populares : Noz moscada Família : Angiospermae – Família Myristicaceae Origem: Índia[...

Noz-Moscada (Myristica fragans)

Aprenda a plantar a noz-moscada, árvore de origem indiana que dá um fruto muito utilizado como tempero. Nome Técnico: Myristica fragrans Houtt Nomes Populares : Noz moscada Família : Angiospermae – Família Myristicaceae Origem: Índia[...

Spice Pages:   Nutmeg & Mace  (Myristica fragrans)

Spice Pages: Nutmeg & Mace (Myristica fragrans)

Myristica fragrans: Nutmeg flowers

Myristica fragrans: Nutmeg flowers

Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) evergreen tropical tree that can grow up to 60’, but are usually medium size.  Warm humid climate - grows well in zone 11.  Need to be planted where they’ll get about 50% shade during the first few years of growth... by 7 years will be tall enough that they’ll get full sun. Begins to flower & produce fruits that resemble apricots after six to eight years.  When fruits mature, husk cracks open to expose inner seed.

Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) evergreen tropical tree that can grow up to 60’, but are usually medium size. Warm humid climate - grows well in zone 11. Need to be planted where they’ll get about 50% shade during the first few years of growth... by 7 years will be tall enough that they’ll get full sun. Begins to flower & produce fruits that resemble apricots after six to eight years. When fruits mature, husk cracks open to expose inner seed.

The fruit of Myristica fragrans, a species native to Indonesia, is the source of two valuable spices, the red aril (mace) enclosing the dark brown nutmeg.

The fruit of Myristica fragrans, a species native to Indonesia, is the source of two valuable spices, the red aril (mace) enclosing the dark brown nutmeg.

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