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Strawberry, first fruit crop of the season in Kashmir

After the six months of harsh winter in Kashmir, strawberries are the fruits first harvested.

As per the Department of Horticulture, 86 hectares of land are under the cultivation of strawberries in the region which gives yearly produce of 1290 metric tons of fruit.

Tourists from different parts of the world visit Kashmir to experience the beauty of Strawberry fields. 

Scroll down to see the beauty of strawberry farms in Kashmir.

86 hectares of land are under the cultivation of strawberries in Kashmir region
86 hectares of land are under the cultivation of strawberries in Kashmir region. Photo courtesy: Pallav Paliwal
The cool and pleasant weather of Kashmir is suitable for strawberry cultivation
The cool and pleasant weather of Kashmir is suitable for strawberry cultivation. Photo courtesy: Pallav Paliwal
Srinagar's outskirts are known for strawberry harvesting.
Srinagar's outskirts are known for strawberry harvesting. Photo courtesy: Pallav Paliwal
Strawberry, first fruit crop of the season in Kashmir
Strawberry, first fruit crop of the season in Kashmir. Photo courtesy: Pallav Paliwal
Kashmir produces 1290 metric tonne of strawberries each year.
Kashmir produces 1290 metric tonne of strawberries each year. Photo courtesy: Pallav Paliwal

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