Planting cinnamon trees is not merely greening hills, this is also a source of spices and precious medicinal herbs for human health.
Understanding the importance of cinnamon trees, Vietnam has planned and developed 4 key cinnamon growing regions including: Tra Mi Cinnamon region; Yen Bai Cinnamon region; Que Phong Cinnamon region and Quang Ninh Cinnamon region. Each region has its own nuanced features.
Tra Mi Tra Bong Cinnamon Regions
Tra Mi and Tra Bong are two regions that have long been famous for growing cinnamon in both the output and quality of forest cinnamon trees. Here, the average annual temperature is about 22 degrees Celsius, precipitation is 2300mm / year and the average humidity is 85%. Tra Mi cinnamon area, Tra Bong has an altitude of about 400-500m.
Here cinnamon is not only an economic resource but also a familiar plant, long-standing attachment to ethnic minorities such as Ca Toong, Ca Tu, Bu. The communes growing a lot of cinnamon such as Tra Thuy of Tra Bong, Tra Mai of Tra Mi and some other communes such as Tra Quan, Tra Hiep, Tra Long, Tra Binh.
Yen Bai Cinnamon Region
This land has many advantages to develop the cultivation of forest cinnamon such as: divided mountain forests, altitude 300-700m, average annual temperature about 22.7 degrees Celsius, heavy rainfall and high humidity. Where the precipitation is up to 3000mm humidity reaches 84%.
As a result, it is the cinnamon growing area with the largest cultivated area and cinnamon shell production in the country. Particularly, the output in 4 districts Van Yen, Van Chan, Van Table, Tran Yen was able to account for 70% of the whole yen bai cinnamon growing area. In Yen Bai, typical cinnamon growing areas such as Dai Son, Vien Son, Xuan Vie, Phong Le, Chau Que ...
Yen Phong Thuong Xuan Cinnamon Area
The average altitude here is about 300-700m, located between the Chu and Hien River basins, so there is abundant water. The average annual temperature is 23.1 degrees Celsius; precipitation over 2000mm/ year with an average humidity of 85%. Because of such natural conditions, the forest cinnamon here grows very well.
Some prominent cinnamon growing areas include Que Phong district, Quy Chau district of Nghe An province and Thuong Xuan and Ngoc Lac districts of Thanh Hoa province. Cinnamon here with high oil content is carefully exploited and processed by ethnic Muong, Man and Thai peoples, so the product has prestige and high economic value
Quang Ninh Cinnamon Region
Here forest cinnamon trees are planted on belts 200-400m high. The average temperature is 23 degrees Celsius with precipitation reaching 2300mm / year to help cinnamon here grow healthy. The cinnamon gardens here are not only a source of domestic products but also for foreign exports. There are typical cinnamon growing areas such as Ha Coi, Hai Ninh, Dam Hoa, Tien Yeu and Binh Lieu.
With the desire to contribute to affirming the position of Vietnamese cinnamon on the world map of medicinal herbs, Hagimex is currently cooperating directly with ethnic people in Tra My and Quang Ninh cinnamon areas to develop organic cinnamon areas. Thereby, it is possible to provide the best quality organic cinnamon to customers all over the world, as well as contribute to the sustainable development of the local economy and forest protection.