DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE AND PLANTATION CROPS
Kanyakumari District

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Kanyakumari District Profile
The district has horticultural crop area of 65804 Hectares, in which Plantation Crops (84%) occupies major area and followed by Fruits (10%), Spices (3%), Vegetables (1%), Flowers (0.2%). Rubber is the major growing region consists of 28060 Ha, followed by Coconut (24573 Ha), Banana (4218 Ha), Mango (1250 Ha), Tapioca (815 Ha), Cashew (966 Ha), Tamarind (867 Ha), Palmyrah (882 Ha), Clove (780 Ha), Jack (606 Ha), Pepper (292 Ha), Tea (213 Ha), Pineapple (105 Ha) are the major Horticulture crops that are cultivated in the district. The blocks namely Thiruvattar and Melpuram were major Plantation Crops growing region and Thuckalay, Thovalai and Kurunthancode were major Fruits growing region.