source：chinadaily.com.cn editor：zhang wenni
farmers in caojiagou village in liulin county, shanxi province, are glad for this year's bumper harvest of fireweed. [photo by wang fengyun/for chinadaily.com.cn]
more than 13.3 hectares of farmland in the village have been planted with fireweed, and the value of fireweed sales is estimated at around 600,000 yuan ($86,100) a year, greatly improving villagers' incomes.
the harvest also results in a unique red landscape that attracts many tourists to the village.