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A pistachio plantation has been planted for the first time in Bulgaria

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A pistachio plantation has been planted for the first time in Bulgaria near Sandanski (Southwest Bulgaria). It spans 22 decares (2.2 hectares). The investment was made by a Sofia businessman, BNT reported

The first harvest is expected within 2-3 years. 

People in the warmest region of Bulgaria have previously grown the exotic plant in their yards, but not in such quantities. 

Each sapling costs around 45 leva (EUR 23). There will be video surveillance to prevent theft attempts.

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