(QNO) - A wild ginseng tuber weighing nearly 1kilo was found in a primeval forest in Ngoc Linh mountain on June 23 by Mr Ho Van Hanh (hamlet 4, Tra Linh commune, Nam Tra My district).
This ginseng tuber is about 50cm long with five different sections. Each section is about 3cm diameter. Especially, it has 150 knots, equivalent to 150 years old.
According to Mr Hanh, this is the largest wild ginseng tuber to be found in Ngoc Linh mountain. It takes a ginseng tree 15 years to have a one-ounce tuber.
By HOANG THO