Mature ramie has a height of 2.5 -3m, the ability to bud and cover quickly, if cared for properly, each year can be harvested from 4-6 crops. Planted for a year but kept the original in the field for 10 years. If planted correctly, the yield is from 1-1.2 tons/crop/year. As a result, each hectare of ramie gives an income of about 60-80 million VND/year (after deducting production costs), depending on the level of care of the farmers.
Variety source: AP1 ramie variety by Mrs. Do Thi Thuy – Chairman of the Board of Directors of An Phuoc Import-Export and Production Development Investment Joint Stock Company together with Prof. Dang Trong Luong – Deputy Director of the Institute of Agricultural Genetics cooperated with the Institute of Agricultural Genetics under the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences to research, select and breed. AP1 ramie is genetically stable and has many superior characteristics, equivalent to and higher in quality than existing ramie varieties in the world. In 2018, AP1 ramie was granted a plant variety protection certificate by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Characteristics of AP1 ramie: AP1 ramie has a height of 2.5 – 3m. The tillering ability of ramie is also quite fast, from 15-20 days. In particular, AP1 ramie is fatter, with thick bark, and larger leaves than traditional ramie.