Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Davao City Orchids Farm

If you ask any person to name three things that they associate with Davao, undoubtedly, orchids will surface from that list. Thanks mainly to the world famous Waling-Waling which is dubbed as the queen of Philippine orchids. In fact, every every 3rd week of August, Kadayawan sa Dabaw festival is held to give thanks to the bounty of fruits and flowerers as the Waling-Waling orchid blooms. Colorful floats are adorned with beautiful orchids and other flowers in the grand parade.



Davao City has several orchid farms and one of them is Sul Orchids Farm located in Luzviminda Village, Ma-a, Davao City. The farm houses varieties of cross-breed orchids in brilliant blooms situated in a 2-hectare area. And yes, they do sell orchids there (mostly wholesale). Although there comes a time when transport of these orchids are prohibited, now you just need a clearance from the DENR so that these will be quarantined and be safe for transport.


Here are some photos of the orchids I have taken from the farm:





More of Davao City on my next post.

33 comments:

  1. Lovely colorful pics :-)

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  2. kagaganda e! all year round bang ganyan ang mga yan?

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  3. Wow! very colorful... I've been to an orchid farm in Davao pero di ko na matandaan :)

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  4. orchids!!! My mother is crazy about them. Buy and breed and even robbed of them.

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  5. you have some amazing orchid photos here! i have a keen interest in orchids too and carry some photos of orchids that i shoot in my blog. hope you keep posting, well done!

    href="http://www.blogger.com/profile/09398075459586641952">moggie

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  6. Orchids are one of my favorite flowers!
    Gorgeous!

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  7. @ jenny - thank you for the visit.

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  8. @ panyero aryo - yung waling waling tuwing rainy days daw namumulaklak. yung ibang vanda at dendro halos year round daw mamulaklak.

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  9. @ kegler747 - medyo kakaiba trip na to kasi dami ko nakita bulaklak from orchids to other ornamental plants. madami orchids farm sa davao pero isa lang napuntahan ko.

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  10. @ rey - these are quite expensive so robbers target them. its better to secure your mom's garden to avoid robbers.

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  11. @ moggie - thanx for the visit, i didn't get the link though.

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  12. @ sidney - we have a around eight driftwood full of orchids at home. my mom likes 'em (next to euphorbia), but i do prefer bonsai. thanx for the visit.

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  13. Lovely flowers here and in the previous post. Really refreshing to look at. Very colorful. :-)

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  14. Mr. Lawstude, Bonsai is NOT a flower.

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  15. I'm from Davao but I've never been to any of the orchids farms. Will try to visit one when I'm home. Thanks for sharing.

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  16. @ annie - thanks. it's more refreshing in real life.

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  17. @ anonymous - wise ass. hehehe.

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  18. @ abaniko - you have a lovely place. really. and 3 days are not enough to really explore it. have a nice day.

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  19. beautiful orchids! my mum is crazy about them. :) wait til she sees this entry.

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  20. The orchids are so pretty!

    :D

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  21. i would love to take my mom to davao. she has this great passion for flowers. someday i will visit davao city. dami ko kayang friends from that place. thank you for the comment you left in my blog.

    http://biyahengpinoy.blogspot.com/

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  22. Wow! Beautiful flowers!

    Whenever I went to Cabanatuan City to visit my brother and his family couple of years back, I would drop by this farm - I forgot the name - (Natividad farm?) to buy orchid plants. I love orchids! :)

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  23. I remember my mum everytime I see orchids.

    Merry Xmas Kuya

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  24. @ acey - i bet ur mom will have a great time in davao. y not treat her in august where waling-waling blooms.

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  25. @ kyels - yes they are. i have never been surrounded with thousands of orchids before.

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  26. @ biyaheng pinoy - yes, davaoenos are so friendly and warm. i have found new friends in this trip.

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  27. @ biyaheng pinoy - yes, davaoenos are so friendly and warm. i have found new friends in this trip.

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  28. @ rhodora - welcome back. i bet law school has been eating most of ur time. your right, cabanatuan has its own natividad orchids farm, we often go there too.

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  29. @ kris jasper angel - merry christmas din bunso. ur d 1st one to greet me on this blog. thanx and be safe.

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  30. These orchids are beautifully captured.

    http://somethinglikethat.my-expressions.com

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  31. Nakapunta na kami diyan sa sul orchid farm...ang ganda nag iba na ang shop nila..palaging may flowers ang mga ochids nila....when i got there the prices of dendrobium are 110 plastic potted...180 for clay potted...the phaleanophosis are 800-1000 i think....vandas start at 500-2000 or higher and the cattleyas are 500-100 and higher..and other orchids are priced 100 and above....i dont know if they changed there prices

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  32. hi po. meron ka ba contact numbr nila? i want to buy their orchids din. plssss

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  33. GUSTO KO PUMUNTA SA DAVAO TO BUY PLANTS IN AUGUST SAN PO AKO MAKAKABILI? KAILANGAN PA BANG PUMUNTA SA FARM PARA MAKAMURA OR SA SHOP NALANG OR GARDEN SHOWS KUNG MERON...
    SOFIE.

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