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“Immortal grass” grows on lychee trees in Zengcheng, Guangzhou

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“Immortal grass” grows on lychee trees in Zengcheng, Guangzhou


The cool climate under the lychee tree in Zengcheng has created good growth conditions for Dendrobium officinale. Photo courtesy of the Propaganda Department of Zengcheng District Committee



China News Service, Guangzhou, January 15th (Cheng Jingwei, Lingyun, Chen Jianting) With the help of advanced agricultural technology, Dendrobium candidum, known as the “fairy grass”, has grown on the lychee trees in Zengcheng, Guangzhou, “China’s Lixiang”. Sow melons and get beans”. A Dendrobium officinale picking activity was recently held in Zengcheng District, Guangzhou City, which marked the preliminary success of the scientific research experiment of planting Dendrobium officinale under the lychee forest in Zengcheng.

In the lychee forest of Guangdong Prince Forest Park, located in Zengjiang Street, Zengcheng District, teachers and students of Guangzhou Huali Vocational College of Science and Technology held scissors in their right hands and bags in their left hands to pick Dendrobium officinale on the trunk of lychees. After a while, the bags were filled with stems. Dendrobium candidum with green, stout, uniform size.

Photo courtesy of the Propaganda Department of Zengcheng District Committee of Dendrobium officinale picked

Photo courtesy of the Propaganda Department of Zengcheng District Committee of Dendrobium officinale picked

This is a demonstration and promotion project of Dendrobium officinale planting carried out by Guangzhou Zengcheng District Forestry and Landscape Bureau and Guangzhou Huali Vocational College of Science and Technology to promote the development of three-dimensional forestry. According to reports, Li Xianglin, a professor at Guangzhou Huali Vocational College of Science and Technology, and his team used the ecological three-dimensional planting technology to cultivate Dendrobium officinale on the branches of the lychee tree with the natural growth of the orchard lychee tree as the carrier. The team planted about 4,500 clumps of Dendrobium officinale on 110 lychee trees in Zengcheng in 2020. They are growing well and are now entering the picking stage.

“From the perspective of the whole experiment, the expected economic benefits have basically been realized. There are many people booking Dendrobium candidum from us now, and the supply of Dendrobium candidum is in short supply. Next, we plan to expand the planting scale and build the entire lychee orchard into an ecological planting of Dendrobium candidum. Base.” Li Xianglin introduced that planting Dendrobium officinale under the lychee forest increased the content and level of lychee planting, and formed a compound, three-dimensional forestry industry model of forest fruit, forest medicine and under-forest planting and breeding, which can increase the income of forest farmers. Meanwhile, Dendrobium candidum is planted on the lychee tree, which is very beautiful when it blooms.

The “Lychee + Dendrobium candidum” three-dimensional forestry development model is not only demonstrated and promoted in Zengcheng District to promote the healthy development of the lychee industry, but also out of Zengcheng and extended to other areas of Guangdong, providing new growth impetus for the Lingnan rural revitalization strategy. “Our project has been recommended by the Guangdong Provincial Department of Science and Technology to the rural revitalization activity of ‘Zhuzhen Bangcun’ in Shanwei City,” said Li Xianglin.

A few days ago, Shanwei Lufeng City Bomei Town Bomei Community Economic Association, Lufeng City Qianzai Planting and Breeding Professional Cooperative, and Guangzhou Huali Vocational College of Science and Technology Technology Commissioner Team signed a contract to jointly develop the ecological planting of Dendrobium candidum epiphytic lychee trees in rural areas. The project, of which the first phase of the implementation area is 200 acres of lychee orchards.

Li Xianglin said that the large-scale development of the Dendrobium candidum epiphytic lychee tree ecological planting project can make the beautiful Dendrobium flowers bloom all over the Lingnan area, so that Guangdong lychee fruit farmers can obtain greater benefits and contribute to rural revitalization. (Finish)









. “Immortal grass” grows on lychee trees in Zengcheng, Guangzhou

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