Tree Species (Scientific Name)
Cinnamomum burmanii
Food
Fuelwood
Product
English Common Name
Cinnamon
Indonesian Common Name
Kulit manis, Kayu manis
Tree Family
Lauraceae
Average Leaf Size (cm)
10cm
Length
×
3.75cm
Width
Tree Height
Small (10–20m)
Elevational Range (m)
100–1400m
0 3000
Distribution
Native
Exotic
Native to Indonesia

Native to

Region
Asia
SE Asia
Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam
Indonesia
Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra

Coffee Agroforestry Information

Coffee System
Robusta
Arabica
Coffee Impact
May compete with coffee
Prevalence
Common in Coffee Agroforestry
Cultivation
Planted
Regeneration
Regenerates Naturally
Tree Management

Propagated by coppice shoots or seedlings collected in the gardens and kept in nursery for one year. Yields are greatest in dense stands and over 900m elevation. Can only be grown at lower altitudes under a dense canopy of shade that can maintain a humid and cool microclimate. Can be clear cut and replanted or selectively harvested (10 to 20 trees cut/year/stand)

Tree Benefits and Uses

Farmer Uses
  • Food
  • Fuelwood
  • Product

The dried bark is used as spice and the bark of the trunk and branches are collected for export. The wood from which the bark has been peeled off is used as fuelwood for home consumption or for sale.

Farm Services
  • Unknown
Biodiversity Benefits
Unknown