Image Source: Hafiz Issadeen (2011)
"Cloves, believed to be a native of Indonesia, are beautiful and graceful trees, with stellar pink and yellow new leaves all year round. Cloves are slow-growing trees that do best on deep volcanic soils with abundant rainfall and good drainage, they can be grown at most elevations throughout the state. The trees and leaves are very fragrant and the developing flower bud is dried and used as the spice. Cloves are used whole and ground in a variety of sweet and savory applications as well as in tinctures and cosmetic applications"
Source: Plant It Hawaii (2020) https://www.plantithawaii.com/exotics