Investigation on cultivated and Wild & Organic Astragalus root in Inner Mongolia ,Shaanxi and Shanxi Province.
Xi'an Nature Choice Co., Ltd. drived 3,000 km from July 31 to August 7, 2019 to investigate on the planting base of Astragalus root.
Place : Suide County ,Shaanxi Province ;
Guyang County,Inner Mongolia Province;
Ying and Hunyuan County, Shanxi Province
Purpose :Investigate wild and cultivated Astragalus root of Gude County,Shaanxi Province, Guyang County,Inner Mongolia Province, Ying County and Hunyuan County Shaanxi ,Growth environment and growth status, as well as the growth of this year's Astragralus ; and detailed understanding of the planting differences of the fertilization, pesticide and weeding, and seed harvesting.
1. Suide County ,Shaanxi: Wild Astragalus root no pesiticide and no fertilizer during the growth process. It grows naturally, has a long growing period, and has a large root system. Because of its growth in mountainous areas, the labor cost of harvesting is very high. The target customers are mainly Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Advantages: no pesticide residue, low heavy metal, high content; Disadvantages: low output, high price, pure manual labor cost.
2. Guyang County, Inner Mongolia: Due to the large land area, Inner Mongolia is currently planted in large areas. During the planting process, fertilizers and pesticides allowed by the state will be used. Our own company's base uses organic fertilizers, does not pesticide, and uses manual weeding.
Advantages: high content, high output, low price; disadvantages: pesticides and heavy metals are not sure
3. Yingxian County and Hunyuan County of Shaanxi: wild Cultivated Astragalus root are available. The soils of these two counties are different from those of Suide County. The soil of Suide County is a softer yellow sand, and Yingxian and Hunyuan County are mixed with sand and clay. The planting environment of the cultivated Astragalus of root in Yingxian County and Hunyuan County, are similar with the Guyang County of Inner Mongolia .
After this inspection, we will provide more suitable products according to the requirements of different customers. European customers have strict requirements for pesticide residues and heavy metals. They use wild Astragalus root from Suide of Shaanxi and Yingxian and Hunuyuan county of Shanxi. Customers in the Americas, Australia, Japan and South Korea have higher requirements for content, and they also pay more attention to the price, so the Astgragalus from Inner Mongolia is good .Customers in other markets can use the cultivated Astragalus of Shanxi Province.