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Growing Chayotes to harvest its tops
Hong Thai Commune (Na Hang District, Tuyen Quang Province) run a trial model of growing 3,5 hectares of chayote in soil hill, this model has been launching to harvest chayote’s top.


Chayote is an easy vegetable to grow, gets less pests, and costs-effectively. Currently, its  selling price  in the market is about 15,000 - 20,000 VND/Kg.

Dang Duc Hau’s family, a household in Khau Trang Hamlet has 3000 m2 of chayote, based on knowledge and proper care about chayote, the whole area he cares is well growing. In harvest time, his family daily earns income of 500,000 VND.

Chayote‘s top can be harvested after 3 months of growing, this plant is adapted with cool weather, harvest time will last for years (3-5 years).

Expanding area of growing chayotes to harvest tops is a premise to build a region of production,  raise life’s quality for localities.

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