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Autumn Star Anise Super Premium

Vietnam Star Anise is the sun-dried flowers shape. There are 6-8 petals star shaped fruit of Illicium verum. And it is a tree attaining a height of 8-15 meters and a diameter of 25 cm. The leaves are entire, 10-15 cm long, 2.5 – 5 cm broad, elliptic, flowers are solitary. The dried flowers contain 12% Voltile Oil (VO) minimum. Hence, it is very strong spicy spice. There are 2 main crops in Viet Nam: spring (March-April) and autumn (September-October). Therefore, we have also 2 types of these flowers: spring and autumn accordingly with different qualities. And with big flower, open petals, seeds inside, the autumn one is called superior quality.

Category: Star Anise

Origins and Distribution:

 

Star Anise is cultivated in Vietnam, China. These herbal spicy flowers are available in autumn crop mostly. And China mainly harvests the spring ones.

In addition, the main markets are India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Korea, Europe, North and South American.