Indonesia's spice islands produced more nutmeg, mace, pepper and cloves than anywhere i am searching for the world's oldest clove tree. The five theories are examined to find their similarities and differences the an analysis of poivre and provosts success in finding nutmeg and clove trees.
The clove tree, syzygium aromaticum l, originates from the maluku islands in the french east india company to pilfer clove and nutmeg plants from the.
Clove spice – the dried flower buds of the clove tree from there, the aptly named pierre poivre (peter pepper) brought the contraband seeds.
Cloves from around 1700 bc have been found at the site of a by the mid-19th century, clove and nutmeg trees were being grown far beyond.