Saturday, June 29, 2013

Pineapples of Johan Setia

Johan Setia is located down south of Klang ( known as Port Swettenham during the colonial days ), along the fertile western coastal of Malayan peninsular.

Peat soil predominate the area.  It is loosened with high water level,  making it not suitable for tall upright crops such as oil palm and fruit trees.  They tend to toppled or slanted easily.
  
Yet, peat soil is ideal for pineapple cultivation, and many other food crop such as tapioca, sweet potato, sugarcane, and all kinds of greens.

The pineapple varieties planted include :

Josapine

MD2

Sarawak

Yankee

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