Jathika (Seedling)

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Genus                                   :               Myristica

“Elevate your culinary creations with the Jathika (Seedling) Nutmeg Spices plant. Grow your own source of aromatic and flavorful nutmeg spice, perfect for enhancing your dishes.”

Certainly! Here is a more detailed description of a Nutmeg plant, specifically focusing on the seedling stage:


  • Size: A Nutmeg seedling is typically small in size, ranging from a few inches to a few feet in height, depending on its age and growth conditions.
  • Leaves: The leaves of a Nutmeg seedling are typically dark green, glossy, and oval-shaped, with a length of 5-10 centimeters (2-4 inches) and a width of 2-5 centimeters (0.8-2 inches). They may have a slightly serrated or smooth margin and are arranged alternately on the stem.
  • Stem: The stem of a Nutmeg seedling is usually slender and may be green or reddish-brown in color. It may have a smooth or slightly rough texture, depending on the age and growth stage of the seedling.
  • Roots: The roots of a Nutmeg seedling are typically developing and may be relatively small and delicate compared to the mature tree. They are responsible for absorbing water and nutrients from the soil and establishing the plant’s root system.
  • Growth Habit: Nutmeg seedlings generally have an upright growth habit, with a single main stem and lateral branches developing as the plant grows older.


  • Germination: Nutmeg seeds are typically sown in well-drained soil and kept in a warm, humid environment for germination. Germination can take several weeks to a few months, depending on the conditions and seed viability.
  • Light: Nutmeg seedlings prefer partial to full sunlight for healthy growth. They may need protection from harsh sunlight during the initial stages of growth, as they can be sensitive to direct sunlight.
  • Water: Nutmeg seedlings require regular watering to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Overwatering should be avoided, as it can lead to root rot. Proper drainage is important to prevent waterlogging.
  • Temperature: Nutmeg seedlings thrive in tropical to subtropical climates with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F). They are sensitive to frost and should be protected from cold temperatures.
  • Soil: Nutmeg seedlings prefer well-drained, fertile soils with a slightly acidic to neutral pH (pH 6.0 to 7.0). The soil should be rich in organic matter and have good drainage properties.
  • Care: Nutmeg seedlings may benefit from occasional fertilization with a balanced fertilizer to promote healthy growth. Pruning may not be necessary during the seedling stage, but removing any dead or diseased foliage can help maintain plant health.


  • Nutmeg seedlings are not typically used for culinary or medicinal purposes, as they do not produce fruit until they mature into adult trees.

Please note that growing Nutmeg plants from seeds can be a slow process, and it may take several years for a seedling to mature into a fruit-bearing tree. Patience and proper care are key to successfully growing Nutmeg plants from seedlings.


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