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Ube Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Ube

Ube Farming in the Philippines: How to Plant and Grow Ube

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Ube farming is one of the most profitable agricultural activities that is enjoyed by many, especially in Central to Northern Luzon and Bohol. Ube or purple yam is a tropical plant that's known for its purple-colored tubers. You can grow it in your garden, or even indoors if you have an area with bright light and cool temperatures. It's easy to plant and grow, and it will produce charming purple flowers on long stems above the foliage. Although ube is usually planted with other crops like bananas and other fruit trees, ube can also be planted in pots. This guide is for small-scale backyard ube farming. Ube farming soil preparation Use soil that is not too heavy or light. The best way to get this right is by using a good-quality potting mix, which should contain enough strength to s...