CAN THO – Dong Thap Province’s Sa Dec City reported total revenue of VND3,350 billion from flower and ornamental plant sales in 2022.
Vo Thi Binh, vice chairman of Sa Dec City, said the city now has over 2,300 households growing flowers on a total area of 946.5 hectares, mainly in Tan Quy Dong and An Hoa Wards and Tan Khanh Dong and Tan Quy Tay villages.
The province had 100 hectares under Tet flower farming, a 50% increase over last year. Daisies (asteraceae) such as chrysanthemum morifolium and yellow daisies (chrysanthemum indicum), kumquat plants and marigolds made up the majority.
Sa Dec’s flowers and ornamental plants were sold to most cities and provinces nationwide.
Dong Thap has recently established a flower and ornamental plant trading center which functions as a facility for transiting, trading and exporting flowers.