Nutmeg

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Nutmeg is Grown in the hill country of central Ceylon .Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) is a native of Moluccas in east Indonesia and is reported to have been introduced to Sri Lanka in the early nineteenth century.

It's a spreading evergreen tree 15-20 m high. Flowers are generally unisexual. Bisexual flowers also occur. Occasional trees with male and female flowers are seen in plantations. Fruits are fleshy drupes. which turns yellow when ripe and split into two halves exposing purplish brown shiny seed surrounded by a net like red aril called Mace.

Nutmeg tree yields two spices, Nutmeg which is the kernel of the seed and mace, which is the net like crimson coloured leathery outgrowth (aril) covering the shell of the seed.

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