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03/15/2018 09:37
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This year, Dongguan's first blueberry orchard has been established in Machong town.These days, blueberry trees have been covered by milky white and pink flower clusters.

March is not only the month for flower blooming but also the best time to pick mulberries. Machong Town has welcomed the first batch of guests this year. 

The mulberry picking period lasts until April

This March, many orchards in Machong Town achieved a huge harvest due to warm weather conditions. Each tree produced at least 10kg of mulberries. Zimei Sangguo Orchard is the largest mulberry orchard in Machong, taking 2.7-ha (26,667m2) land. Mulberry is rich in fructose, glucose, 7 kinds of vitamins and 16 kinds of essential amino acids. Farmers have already started to pick mulberries, so citizens can have fresh fruit from now going in to April.

Blueberry blossoms brilliantly

This year, Dongguan's first blueberry orchard has been established in Machong town. There are more than 10,000 blueberry trees. These days, blueberry trees have been covered by milky white and pink flower clusters. Blueberry, known as the Queen of Fruits, has been listed as one of mankind's top five healthy foods by the International Food and Agriculture Organization. 

Various flowers bloom at Huayang Lake

In addition to picking fruits, visitors can enjoy the beautiful views of Mucuna birdwoodiana in Machong Town. At present, peach flowers, golden trumpet tree flowers, and Mucuna Birdwoodiana bloom around the lake, making it ideal for photo taking. 

(By Nicky Yu, Stefanie Tan and Sev Pischl)

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