Cinnamon cultivation areas in Sri Lanka
Ceylon Cinnamon is one of Sri Lanka’s primary exports. Cinnamon originated in the central hills area in Sri Lanka. the areas are Kandy, Matale, Belihull Oya, Haputale, Horton planes and the Sinharaja forest range.
At present Cinnamon, cultivation has concentrated along the coastal belt from Negambo to Matara and Kalutara, Ratnapura area.
Cinnamon is sun loving plant and high sunshine is needed to grow.
The most suitable temperature is between 25C- 32C.
Rainfall should be in the region of 1,750-3,500 mm per annum.
|Grade||Diameter (max. mm)|
|Continental (C )|
|C5 Sp.||7-9 mm|
|M5 Sp.||16 mm|