Cinnamon’s distribution in Vietnam? Where is cinnamon grown?

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Cinnamon is a precious medicinal plant of the Vietnamese nation. so how Cinnamon’s distribution in Vietnam?

Cinnamon’s distribution in Vietnam:

Vietnam Cinnamon can be grown naturally or grown from North to South in our country. But the main focus is to create 4 regions of cinnamon cultivation. Each region has its own unique natural and ethnic characteristics. Can briefly introduce 4 regions Que in our country are:

1. Cinnamon in Tra Bong District (Quang Ngai) and Tra My District (Quang Nam):

Tra Bong  and Tra My are located to the east of the Truong Son mountain range. Upstream in the West is Ngoc Linh peak, about 1,500 m high, gradually lower to the East.
Tra Bong and Tra My cinnamon regions, with elevations of about 400 – 500 m. The soil is developed on parent rocks, sandstone or sandstone with thick, moist layer, drainage. Average mechanical composition, average annual temperature of 22 ° C, average rainfall is 2,300 mm / year. The average humidity is 85%.
In Tra Bong District – Quang Ngai, there are communes such as Tra Quan, Tra Hiep, Tra Thuy and Tra Tho. And now expand to surrounding districts such as Son Tay, Son Ha, etc bundled with ethnic minorities such as Ca Tu, Ca Toong, Cor, Hre, … thousands of years ago.
And Tra Bong District is famous for thousands of years with cinnamon varieties Thanh. Cinnamon varieties grown for a long time to harvest so have a very special aroma and high amount of essential oil.

In Tra My District, the communes of Tra Long, Tra Giac and Tra Mai are the communes with the most cinnamon in the region.

 Cinnamon's distribution in Vietnam 1

Cinnamon’s distribution in Vietnam 1

2. Cinnamon in Que Phong District (Nghe An) and Thuong Xuan District (Thanh Hoa) – Cinnamon’s distribution in Vietnam

Que Phong, Quy Chau (Nghe An province) and Thuong Xuan, Ngoc Lac (Thanh Hoa province) are a continuous region to the east of the Truong Son range. West of the upstream are mountain ranges of about 1,500 – 2,000 m high in Vietnamese – Laos border project and lower to the east.

The terrain is divided and welcomed by the East-South wind. So the area’s rainfall is very high above 2000 mm/year, abundant water resources, the average annual temperature is 23.1 ° C, the average humidity is 85%. So the cinnamon areas in Que Phong and Thuong Xuan are sandwiched between the Chu and Hien river basins. The average height is about 300 – 700 m.

The plants in the area are diverse and abundant, besides valuable timber such as rattan, bamboo, and medicinal plants. Cinnamon tree is a rare and valuable species, bringing high economic value and good ecological environment for the area.

Cinnamon tree with the name of cinnamon is native to the ethnic groups of Thai, Muong, Man living in the area, planted and exploited for a long time.

Cinnamon's distribution in Vietnam 2

Cinnamon’s distribution in Vietnam 2

3. Cinnamon in Yen Bai Province – Cinnamon’s distribution in Vietnam

Yen Bai Province is characterized by a mountainous area to the east and southeast of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range which is fragmented and rugged, with an absolute height of about 300 – 700 m; The annual average temperature is 22.7 ° C, the average annual rainfall is over 2,000 mm, the average humidity is 84%. The soil grows on sandstone, schist and has a thick, moist soil layer with lots of humus and drainage.

Dao ethnic people live in Van Yen, Van Chan, Van Ban and Tran Yen districts of Yen Bai province. They grow and exploit the source of cinnamon bark called single cinnamon (or Chinese cinnamon), with this cinnamon varieties, the harvest time will be faster, giving the highest yield closest to the country.

4. Cinnamon planting area in Quang Ninh – Cinnamon’s distribution in Vietnam

In Quang Ninh, the districts of Hai Ninh, Ha Coi, Dam Hoa, Tien Yen and Binh Lieu are hilly areas close to each other in the Northeast bow that extend towards the sea.

The mountain ranges in the Northeast – Southwest arc are wind-shielded so the rainfall in the region is very high, about 2,300 mm / year, the average annual temperature is 23 ° C. Cinnamon is grown on a height of about 200 – 400 mm.

In Quang Ninh, Que trees in Quang Lam, Hoang Mo, Po Hem, Luc Phu and Quat Dong have brought huge economic benefits to Thanh Y and Thanh Phan people for many years.

The above mentioned clearly tells us where to cinnamon’s distribution in Vietnam
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