Gradeolous flowers cultivating commercially in Kurigram

Staff Reporter ,Kurigram 38 Time View :
Update : Thursday, March 7, 2024

Gradeolous varieties of flowers of South Africa are being cultivating commercially in Kurigramdistrict and the flower lovers are purchasing and planting in their gardens with great enthusiasm.

Noor Bakhat55 at TalukKalowa village under Kathalbari union in KurigramSadarupazila has cultivated the flower. In addition, he also cultivated marigold and Sun flowers on his 50 decimal of land. He is expecting to sale his flowers more than one lakh taka in the current season. He is being sold per stick ofGradeolous varieties of flowers at Taka 5-25 according to color.He is selling his flower not only in Kurigram but also in Lalmonithat and others districts.

Talking to Noor Bakhat and told that earlier I had no idea to cultivate such kind of flower. I made agriculture display plot in Kurigram Department of Agriculture Extension in the fiscal 2018-2019.Finding the eagerness of the visitors I was interested to cultivate flowers in the next year. Now I have been cultivating of oil varieties of seed as well as flowers as these are more profitable than Paddy, Jute and potato and it takes a short time. The demand of flowers in the market round the year. A simple irrigation, fertilizer and anti-insects are needed to cultivate the flowers.

He further said it is possible to collect flowers from the farm after 75 days of sowing. I shallcultivate such kind of Gradeolous varieties of flowers of South Africa in a large scale, he said.

Deputy Director of Kurigram Department of Agriculture Extension Biplab Kumar Mohonta said new cultivation by the farmers are developing the socio-economic condition of the country.We are also assisting among the farmers to cultivate new, exceptional and profitable cultivation.The cultivation of such kind of Gradeolous varieties of flowers will be increased in next time.

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