On the morning of July 31, appreciating the Xiandu peaches and helping the revitalization of village, and the “Lishui Mountain Farming” Farming in Each Month Festival and the 8th Peach-Picking Festival of Xiandu Township in Liandu District is officially opened.
Peach tasting, high-quality peach selection, peach king competition... A series of well-planned activities detonated the opening ceremony. The air is filled with the laughter from harvest and the peach farmers also came to the peach area early, full of confidence of participating in the selection of fair peach.
After extensive mobilization in the early stage, this high-quality peach selection attracted 169 households to participate in the competition. The competition invite experts from the Agricultural Bureau to evaluate and test the peaches with the indicators of the fruit shape, color, weight and sweetness through random sampling, and screened the quality peaches of this year. In the end, the peach in the village of Lingtou Village, Zhou Xinyuan, won the gold prize of this quality peach selection with an average fruit weight of 576 grams and an absolute advantage of 15.85% sweetness.
The selection of King of Peach has always been the highlight of the peach festival. This “King of Peach” selection uses the form of “PK” as the form of competitions to select the most valuable Xiandu Peach and finally the peach from Zhoutoulian of Lingtou Village has survived from challenges of the challengers in several turns and gained the top spot with a weight of 679 grams, becoming the “Peach Shaper” of this peach king competition.
It is understood that the planting area of ??Xiandu Peach is 7,000 mu and the annual output is 9100 tons, and the output value is nearly 36 million yuan. It is the largest peach industry base in Lishui City. In recent years, Xiandu Township takes the fruitful resources and has insisted on deep cultivation of “Love of Landscape and Dream of Fairyland”, taking Peach as a media and make friends through peach so as to vigorously develop the peach economy and formed a unique new model of combining selling peaches, selling scenery and rural tourism (Liandu District Government Office).