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Where do cloves come from?

Cloves are the dried, unopened flower buds of the tropical clove tree. The  spicy cloves your mother uses when she bakes ham come from the dried flower buds of the clove tree, an evergreen tree which grows in the Spice Islands and some other tropical lands. Cloves look much like little nails.  In fact, the …

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