Dragon Fruit Farming Idea: Kuldeep Singh has been cultivating dragon fruit for the last 4 years through Rana Dragon Fruit Farm in Gharaunda, Karnal, Haryana. He started Dragon fruit farming from half an acre.
After leaving his job abroad worth lakhs of rupees annually, Kuldeep Singh is earning crores of rupees by cultivating dragon fruit on one and a half acre of land in his village in Haryana. Kuldeep Singh said that the trader buying your product in the market looks at the size of your product, its shelf life while he also looks at its sweetness and color.
Kuldeep Singh, who is working abroad for $4500 per month, said that even today 90 percent of dragon fruit in the country is imported from countries like Vietnam, hence its price is very expensive.
Kuldeep Singh said that dragon fruit is equipped with many nutrients and if it is cultivated in the country, it can help farmers earn crores of rupees annually.
Dragon Fruit Farming
According to Kuldeep Singh, the best thing about dragon fruit is that its shelf-life is very long. The special thing about dragon fruit cultivation is that its plant lasts for a long time without any excessive care.
Kuldeep Singh has been cultivating dragon fruit for the last 4 years through Rana Dragon Fruit Farm in Gharaunda, Karnal, Haryana. He started Dragon fruit farming from half an acre. He has dragon fruits planted in more than 2.5 acres of land.
Left Job of $4500 per month
Today Kuldeep Singh has more than 60 varieties of dragon fruit. Kuldeep Singh, who was working as a hydrocarbon engineer at a monthly salary of $4500 in Cape Town, South Africa, left his job to take up farming.
Kuldeep Singh said that the demand for dragon fruit is continuously increasing in the country because it contains many nutrients and dragon fruit is consumed a lot in weddings, parties, other functions or bakery companies.
What Special in Dragon fruit
Dragon fruit is considered a superfood and due to the ever-increasing demand in India, its cultivation is quite beneficial. At present, dragon fruit is sold very expensive in the country. Kuldeep Singh is earning crores of rupees annually by cultivating dragon fruit in about two and a half acres of land.
Kuldeep Singh said that dragon fruit plantation is done in February-March, dragon fruit production starts in June-July next year. Kuldeep Singh is cultivating dragon fruit with cow dung manure. In this, one to 1.25 lakh rupees are spent in a year whereas in the fourth year the annual income is ₹ 10 lakh.