According to the Economic Division of Chi Linh city, this year, the output of main-crop custard-apples in the city is estimated at 13,000 tons, up about 7 tons year on year.
This year, the output of main-crop custard-apples in Chi Linh city is estimated at 13,000 tons, up about 7 tons year on year
Thanks to favorable weather, both productivity and quality of custard-apples this crop are higher than the previous one.
Fruits are of equal size and good-looking, resulting in very favorable consumption. The current price of custard-apples at the beginning of the crop is 50,000 – 70,000 VND/kg, double the same period last year.
It is expected that custard-apple growing areas will enter the peak harvest time around mid-August.
There are 890 ha of custard-apples in Chi Linh city, concentrated in the localities of Hoang Tien, Ben Tam, Hoang Hoa Tham, Le Loi, and Bac An with Hoang Tien ward having the largest area of about 200 ha. In which, approximately 150 ha of custard-apples in Hoang Tien and Ben Tam are cultivated under VietGAP standard.