Each tree we plant is an investment in the future, giving life for generations to come. The Ambassador of France in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, His Excellency Mr. Jean-Marin Schuh who admired the environment / nature of Aliya Resort planted a tree at the resort’s main ground to mark his visit to the hotel.

Name of the tree: Butter tree (Madhuca longifolia)

Butter tree is a deciduous tree with a large, spreading, rounded crown that can grow 16 metres or more tall. It is a multipurpose tree that is very important to the local economy, supplying a range of foods, medicines and other commodities. It is commonly harvested from the wild and is also often cultivated in the tropics. The tree has occasionally been planted as an avenue tree and is often planted to provide shade.

butter tree