Cloves from Knuckles Mountain Range
Clove is largely used as dried whole buds. Clove is a major ingredient in curry mixtures, and clove oil is used for flavouring food, in the pharmaceutical industry, and in the perfume industry. Cloves are used either whole or ground to add flavour for both sweet and savoury foods in pickling and the production of sauces and ketchup. It is also used in the cigarette industry as a flavouring agent.
Clove grows well in a humid tropical climate in Knuckles Mountain Range. Clove is cultivated in the wet zones of the mid country part of Knuckles Rnage as a shading plant and wind brack in tea plantations. Sun dryed fresh cloves from Knuckles Range is great