China News Service, Qixia, Shandong, February 26 (Yang Bing, Yang Funing) Since the beginning of spring, in the cherry greenhouse in Qixia Temple Town, Yantai, Shandong, the tops of the "pole"-like cherry branches are full of small flowers, exuding the fragrance of The "scent" of spring.

In the cherry greenhouse in the town behind Qixia Temple, the tops of the “pole”-like cherry branches are covered with clusters of small flowers.

Photo by Yang Funing

  "The cherry greenhouse in front of us is the smart big cherry demonstration garden built by our town." Zhang Jing, deputy mayor of Miaohou Town, Qixia City, said that in recent years, the demonstration garden has cultivated a total of 11,000 new varieties of big cherries, with an annual capacity of 11,000. It produces 50,000 kilograms of Meizao, Jiahong, Brooks and other cherries, with sales revenue of about 4.5 million yuan (RMB, the same below).

  The reporter saw in the greenhouse that unlike the common "spreading branches and leaves", the cherry trees here adopt a high-density "one pole" planting model.

"Using this planting model, the fruit can bear fruit in three years and reach the peak yield period in four years. The output per mu is 3,500 to 4,000 jins, which is a significant increase in output." Zhang Jing said that many people drove here just to buy one. A cherry tree was brought home as an ornamental bonsai.

  It is reported that Qixia is not only the "apple capital", but also one of the main producing areas of Yantai cherry.

In recent years, the Qixia Miaohou Town Party Committee has innovated the "town party committee + village party branch + federation + company" model and established the Qixia Fengzhuo Fruit Industry Farmers Professional Cooperative Federation to develop the large cherry industry.

The picture shows technicians checking the growth of seedlings.

Photo by Yang Funing

  In order to solve the problems of "old trees", "old varieties" and "old technology" in the local cherry industry, the association cooperated with the Shandong Provincial Fruit Research Institute to establish a sweet cherry detoxification dwarf rootstock laboratory and a new sweet cherry new variety and new technology promotion base. , built the country's leading tissue culture laboratory for new large cherry varieties, cultivated the breeding industry, and introduced and cultivated 47 excellent large cherry varieties.

  So far, the cooperative has built a high-quality smart demonstration garden covering an area of ​​150 acres, including 8 high-standard arborized cherry greenhouses, 3 high-end dwarf cherry greenhouses, 1 leading domestic tissue culture laboratory for new large cherry varieties, 1 high-tech solar glass shed and 6 modern seedling sheds form a large cherry seedling tissue culture laboratory, traditional cultivation shed, "super spindle-shaped" demonstration leading shed, nursery, and rain-proof shed facility cultivation. New cherry cultivation demonstration garden.

The picture shows staff observing the growth status of seedlings.

Photo by Yang Funing

  Today, the association can cultivate 1 million high-quality dwarf virus-free cherry rootstocks every year, with an output value of 50 million yuan.

With the help of the Internet, local seedling farmers have also "moved" large cherry seedlings to the Internet for promotion and sales, which has brought new development opportunities.

The seedlings not only green the home, but also gradually grow into a big industry and are sold all over the country.