Glorious Flower Farms
Puerto Rico has a wonderful climate for year-round growing of many ornamental and food crops. Lately, sunflowers have become all the rage. They are so beautiful and popular, so a number of sunflower farms have opened around the island. Some are just for growth and production of the cut flowers, but a few are open to the public for enjoyment, photographs and/or purchases.
Sunflowers seem to grow very well near the coasts here in Puerto Rico, and they are hardy flowers that last a long time as cut flowers.
Finca El Girasol (Formerly Finca Girasoles) in Guánica – 2/23- Open to the Public only weekends (fri-Mon) 10am-5 pm
At this farm, you can walk through the fields of sunflowers to take photos. There are usually at least 8-10 rows in bloom, sometimes more. They sell the cut flowers, seeds, and perhaps some other locally-grown produce.
Cost is $2.00 per person to enter.
Usually only weekends 10a-5pm it is best to call, or check their Facebook page, for current schedule because they will close due to rain/mud, or if there aren’t enough flowers in bloom.
You can call them at 939-402-7967 for more information.
You can visit their Facebook page for more information.
They have a bathroom on-site.
This farm is located just a few minutes off Route 2 in Guánica. From Route 2, take exit 194 to Route 116, then turn right onto Route 326, then quick left and first right onto Road 331 (Calle 4) then right onto Calle 8 until right at end … you will see the farm and a gate with the sign. Go through the gate, follow dirt road to parking, pay at the cashier. Then go and see the flowers.
Finca de Rustica in Naguabo – Open to public by reservation- currently for photo shoots.
This farm is open to public for visit and a “U-pick” format, also special events. .
Check their Facebook page for current hours/days the farm will be open to the public.
You can visit their Facebook page for more information and to find out if they will be open . or write to them at firstname.lastname@example.org or use WhatsApp 787-206-1091.
If farm is open for public flower picking, enrance fee $3 per adult, $1 for kids under 12yo to enter. Flowers range from $1-$4.
Gate to farm (dirt driveway)- Naguabo, Carr 972, Km. 2.3.
Girasoles de Puerto Rico in Santa Isabel – Bulk Cut-flower Purchases
This farm in Santa Isabel is much more of a “production” farm, focusing on bulk sales of cut flowers. An interesting thing about this farm is that their fields are among the huge power-generating wind turbines that you see as you drive along Route 52 in Santa Isabel.
You can send them an email at email@example.com for more information.
If you visit any of these farms, remember these are working farms — wear appropriate shoes for walking on dirt (it may be a muddy), wear a hat and sunscreen, and bring a bottle of water. Prices for cut flowers vary, but they are usually about $3-4 per large sunflower stem.
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