Forget the stress of job! Earn lakhs from dragon fruit farming, know everything about it

New Delhi. Those dreaming of a job have faced a big shock in the Coronavirus Crisis. Due to Corona, hiring in companies has come to a halt. In such a situation, instead of doing a job, people can think of trying their hand in farming. If you have land then you can earn better through farming and earn your living. Today we are telling you about the cultivation of such a fruit which can be started at low cost and earn good income. Yes, we are talking about the cultivation of Dragon Fruit. Let us know everything about it.

Dragon fruit is of cactus species. It consumes very little water and its plants do not get affected by insects. The demand for dragon fruit is high abroad due to which the price of this fruit is also high. Dragon fruit is considered beneficial for health. It contains a lot of antioxidant properties. Apart from this, Vitamin C, protein and calcium are also found in abundance. Its fruit is rich in fiber along with cholesterol control, protection of cells and heart. The use of this fruit is considered beneficial in many diseases.

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How to do farming?
For dragon fruit cultivation, first of all you will have to plow your land. Keep in mind that by doing organic farming your product will be better and your income will be good. After ploughing, plant the dragon fruit plant in the field. Before installing it, you will have to install a 6 feet long RCC pole for it. There should be a distance of at least 6 feet between each plant. It does not require much water for irrigation.

How much do plants cost?
Dragon fruit saplings are available in the market for Rs 60 to Rs 200. The price depends on how old the plant is. You get quick yield by planting 3 year old plants. Dragon fruit is prepared in monsoon. The fruits ripen every 40 days during the four months of monsoon. The average weight of one fruit ranges from 100 to 300 grams.

how much will be the earning
A farmer from Hapur, Uttar Pradesh cultivated dragon fruit in one acre of land and today he is earning lakhs annually from it. He says that once this plant is planted, it bears fruits for many years. He told that this time his crop got damaged due to hailstorm. Then he is expected to earn Rs 1.5 to 2 lakh.

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