Update: 20:03 | 18/10/2022
(BGO) – It is about one month to come the peak harvest season of Bac Giang citrus fruits. However, owners of several gardens started harvesting early ripening fruits that are sold out at high price.
The green skin pomelo, Hoang pomelo in Luc Ngan, Tan Yen, Luc Nam districts as well as yellow flesh orange in Luc Ngan district can now be harvested.
Family of Nguyen Van Huu in Se Cu hamlet, Thanh Hai commune harvest green skin pomelo.
The green skin pomelo in Luc Ngan is sold at 35 – 40,000 VND per kg depending on each type, Hoang pomelo at 12 – 15,000 VND per fruit, sweet pomelo at Phuc Hoa commune (Tan Yen district) at 17,000 VND per fruit, Luc Ngan yellow flesh orange at 12,000 VND per kg.
Nguyen Van Huu, an owner of garden in Se Cu hamlet, Thanh Hai commune (Luc Ngan district) shared: “Now the green skin pomelo is sold at the same price as last year early season. Hoang pomelo and sweet pomelo are sold at 20% higher price than last year. Particularly, yellow flesh orange is sold at double increase price”. This season, his family welcomes about 200 visitors per week.
According to the provincial Division of Plant Production and Protection, the citrus fruits in the province are expected to be sold at higher price than that of last year.
Now the province grows about 10,100 hectares of citrus trees with estimated productivity of 88,000 tonnes, including about 4,500 hectares of orange (output of 48,000 tonnes) and 5,600 hectares of pomelo (output of 40,000 tonnes).