Thousands of households have harvested a bumper crop of Phuc Trach grapefruit with good prices in Huong Khe district, the north central province of Ha Tinh, the district’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported.
|Phuc Trach grapefruits (Photo: SGGP)|
Farmers sell about 20,000-35,000 grapefruits a day at VND60,000-100,000 each, weighing 1-1.5 kilograms.
Huong Khe district has over 1,500 hectares of Phuc Trach pomelo trees, of these 1,000 hectares have been harvested with an output of 45 tons a hectare.
The number of households growing the fruit has been increasing in all 22 communes of the district. Many of them earns hundreds of millions of dong a crop.
Phuc Trach pomelo is the main crop tree to develop economy and improve local farmers’ income.