The origin of the Loquat Fruit Trees at LCF

Loquat fruits at Layog County Farm. Fruits growing in clusters are oval,rounded or pear-shaped. 1-2 inches Long with a smooth or downy, yellow or orange, sometimes red-blushed skin. The succulent tangy flesh is white, yellow or orange and sweet to subacid or acid, depending on the cultivar.(loquat) Loquat is already a fruit plant which has been […]

Rattan Fruit(Littuko) as “Pasalubong”

We have just harvested seedless rattan fruit(Littuko) from the farm the day before I travelled to Baguio to  visit relatives and friends and  I thought of bringing these rattan fruits as  special pasalubong.  Giving pasalubong is a cultural Filipino tradition of travellers bringing gifts from their destination to friends and family back home. The gesture of […]

Seedless Rattan Fruit (Littuko) at Layog Country Farm

As shown in the photo above, Layog Country Farm had its first harvest last year (2014) of rattan fruits or “littuko” as it is locally known in Mt. Province. The plant came to the farm as a gift from my deceased nephew Vicente Yaeng in 2010. Rattan belongs to the palm family and is native to […]