This is a favorite place for plant lovers , horticulturists , trader or simply photographer’s delight .
This a farm had hectares dedicated solely on the production of high value ornamental potted plants and cut-flower varieties of bromeliad , tillandsias, guzmanias mostly sold in the local markets.
Tillandsia schiedeana variety major in bloom
Some of the plants are even exported in other countries . With the help of Dutch- Suriname owner and its partners . This farm is also haven for rare ornamental plants.
Tillandsia cyanea or Pink Quill
Some of the flowering plants therein: pink & green pineapples, sabrina [double], morgana, freddie, etna, tawi, talk pink, tillandsia cyanea, christiane, cotton candy, stricta [double].. and many, many more.
Dendrobium crumenatum orchids growing on a Dracena
The area had a lot of natural growing wild orchids such as Dendrobium heterocarpum , Dendrobium crumenatum among others.
There is a big pond were 2 varieties of lotus are grown (pink and white ones).
Tillandsia xerographica listed as CITES appendix II
Tillandsia xerographica-Native to Salvador, Mexico and Guatemala, this beautiful cultivar is very slow growing and easy to care for. The silvery gray leaves are wide at the base and taper to a point. This epiphyte is suitable for growing on trees, rocks, or just about anywhere. Can grow from 6 to 18 inches in height and about 6 to 15 inches in diameter. The flowers are red to purple and last for a long time. Mist well about once a week.
Tillandsia andreana from Colombia among others. The plants are mass propagated by seeds and thru suckers.
The farm is vital in the propagation of these two species of rare tillandsias.
There are hundreds of different varieties of plants in the farm. According to one of the consultant , the farm produces over 300,000 potted plants at any time. Some foreigners like Thais , Singaporeans, Malaysians , Taiwanese had went to the place and bought numerous ornamental plants either for their collection, landscaping and resale.
The company is into wholesale and retail business of selling these plants. Appointments must be made before coming to the farm
For inquiries and farm tour:
Contact person : Mr. Oscar (0920-9281796 ) / (09209521063)
Address: Insular Botanic Garden Corporation , Bgy. Kilib, Lucban, Quezon Province
Notes: Those who wanted to purchase plants at a wholesale price, try to contact them. The farm normally do not entertain walk-ins !