Friday, March 1, 2019 08:15 AM (GMT + 7)
With 2,000 original lemons and 500 green grapefruits year-round, old farmer Nguyen Van Lang (53, a resident of the village of Ia Soi, Xa Hbong, Chu Se district, Gia Lai province) pocketed the bag. 1 billion VND / year. Particularly, green pomelos, Mr Lang exported last year more than 5 quintals, for 45,000 VND / kg, he collected 225 million dong.
The commune of Hbong has been considered a dry land, burned by the sun – where it is called "dog eating gravel of chicken". Here most people only plant short-term crops such as pasta, corn, cane … But the old farmers Lang still risking lemons of four quarts and green grapefruit to test. Although lemon grass and green skin grapefruit are a kind of "fruit" fruit drink, these two plants are still very good in the barren land of Lang.
More than 2000 Mr. Lang's four-quarters lemon are harvested year-round.
So in 2009, more than 1,000 targets of Mr. Lang suddenly yellow leaves, gradually withered and died simultaneously. Frustrated with pepper, on a distant trip in the province of Binh Phuoc, Lang was interested in lemons and quartets, then led them to experiment. Seeing lemon according to soil and climate here, Mr. Lang continued to expand the area and put pomelo greener skin to plant.
Each of these wrong results helped Mr. Lang to collect billions of dollars.
Speaking to us, Mr. Lang confided: "On that day, no one dared to plant anything other than corn, cane, noodles, I was the first to bring these two fruit trees to grow. but the cane and the macaroni are not very productive, but on that day, but not courageously trying to plant the time, he still "fainted."
Each of Mr. Lang's lemongrass trees can collect a handful of wild fruits.
With 2,000 original lemons and 500 green-skinned grapefruit are collecting fortune telling each year that Mr. Lang vigorously pocketed 1 billion VND. Particularly in the recent Tet holiday, Mr. Lang picked up more than 5 quintals, with the price of 45,000 VND / kg, he collected 225 million VND. In 2018, just picking green skin grapefruit, Mr. Lang collected 2 tons of fruit, and this year only entered the main collection.
This season, Mr. Lang is sweeping the lemon into a quarterly lemon tree to avoid sores.
"Quartet of lemon and green grapefruit skin are easy to grow, resistant, but very susceptible to pus in the trees, red spiders and talismans produce bad results. In particular, pustules and talismans are two types that directly affect the life and productivity of plants In order to avoid this dangerous disease, ditches must be created to drain the water. At the beginning and at the end of the rainy season, it is necessary to apply lime to the tree. raise the pH and disinfect the soil …, "Lang shared.
According to Mr. Lang, when the four-quarter harvest, the green-skinned grapefruit sprouted requires spraying of fungicides. In addition, it is necessary to strengthen the care of the trees, to avoid causing wounds in the trees and to regularly sweep the root to prevent diseases. In addition, it should be noted that balancing plant fertilizers, fertilizing less chemical fertilizers and increasing fertilizer for natural healthy plants, resistance to many diseases and enduring plants …
Each kg of lemon and lime you sell for 15,000 VND and green skin grapefruit 45,000 VND / kg.
Currently, these two fruit trees, Mr. Lang sells in the garden for traders coming from Nha Trang, Phu Yen and Kon Tum … According to Lang, the only lemon and four fruits are fruits all year round but if you want sell at a high price. squeeze a lot of fruit from January to March. To squeeze the fruit at your own discretion, you need to increase phosphate and potassium fertilizer and stop watering the water.
The dead pillars beside him were replaced by thousands of lush lemon roots by Mr. Lang.
Mr. Lang is currently consortiumed with more green grapefruit in the lemon garden.
Speaking to Dan Viet, Mr. Bui Duc Mien – President of the Hbong Community Farmers Association said: "Mr. Lang's fruit farming model is quite effective, providing high income. However, as the Hbong commune is an arid land, lack of water production, these models have not been replicated. In order to increase income for each land area, the commune divided and encouraged people to plant trees suitable for each type of land. For example, at the beginning of Hbong commune planting fruit trees, but near the center of the commune or lack of water should plant trees such as sugar cane, corn, noodles … ".