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Information about Citrus Farms

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Machartu Farm,- Citrus and Vegetables, Sitio, Ginaotan, Dupax Del Sur, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines

Citrus Farm

Nueva Vizcaya proudly holds the title of the Citrus Capital of the Philippines, thanks to its bountiful selection of fresh citrus fruits, ranging from ponkans and oranges to honeydew and pomelo. 

Kasibu, a town within Nueva Vizcaya renowned for its citrus agriculture, is home to sprawling citrus farms and orchards. Positioned as the gateway to the Cagayan Valley, Nueva Vizcaya's citrus produce has become a favored choice for travelers along the national highway. The bustling "Orange Highway" in Barangay Busilac hosts a vibrant market of sweet and juicy fruits, with a variety of popular citrus types like pomelo, Perante orange, ponkan, seedless Satsuma, and dalandan available at roadside stalls.

An annual Citrus Festival in Kasibu serves as a heartfelt expression of gratitude for the abundant citrus harvest, celebrated by local farmers. With its well-deserved reputation for producing some of the country's finest citrus fruits, a visit to Nueva Vizcaya is incomplete without savoring the diverse and succulent citrus offerings that have earned it the title of the Citrus Capital.

The province's citrus legacy traces back to Alfonso Namujhe Jr., an Ilocano visionary who recognized the region's potential for citrus cultivation. In 1966, he kick-started citrus farming in Nueva Vizcaya, capitalizing on the favorable mountain soil and temperature conditions for citrus growth.


Best time to visit

It's recommended to visit the citrus farms from July to January, as this is when the farmers start to harvest their produce. 

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