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Temporarily Closed! The New Sunflower Maze in Pangasinan Suffers From Damaged Flowers

This newest tourist attraction in Pangasinan made each and every one of us excited. You might be planning a visit anytime soon, but you have to postpone the trip for now. Located in Tayug, “A-Maze-Ing Sunflowers” was temporarily shut down.

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Beautiful Sunflowers | Photo from Out of Town Blog

The famous maze opened last February 15, since then, an average of 1,500 visitors a day invade the destination. The craze drew attention to tourists from different parts of the country and even to foreigners.

Temporarily Closing

In an interview, a staff of Allied Botanical Corporation, owner of A-Maze-Ing told ABS-CBN News that the maze will temporarily close because of the withering of sunflowers.

“Fully mature na kasi ‘yong mga sunflowers, tapos umulan pa ng malakas noong isang araw kaya naglaglagan na ‘yong mga petals,” the staff said.

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A Part Of The Maze | Photo from Notey

Despite the temporary halt of service, the Allied Botanical Corporation assured their future visitors that the farm will re-open by the latter parts of March. The have to replace the withered and damaged sunflowers and it takes time, according to them.

They posted a public announcement on Facebook saying that the plants have been stepped and sat on by some tourists. Due to this, they will have to close the Garden and revive the damaged wonders.

For the meantime, they encourage their supporters to visit their farm in La Trinidad, Benguet where they can buy the company’s rare ornamental plants. They also exhibit a hybrid variety of vegetables such as cauliflower, broccoli, and cabbage.

sunflower maze temporarily closed
Sunflowers Meet the Skyline | Photo from Little Girl Diaries

Written by Denis Santos

A Journalism student who considers nature as his second home. Likes to travel on a budget, and believes tofu and nuggets come hand in hand.

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