In Saudi Arabia, the new crop of roses from Taif is coming to the market. Taif roses are the most popular in the Arab world.
Every year, the perfume of Taif rose is added to the water prepared for bathing the Kaaba.
Roses of Taif are the favorite of kings and Taif roses are used to perfume the cover of the Kaaba.
Roses of Taif have been famous for hundreds of years. Almost the same type of perfumes are prepared from them.
The growers of Taif say that ‘Rose farms in Wadi Muharram, Taweeraq, Taif valleys and at the top of Al-Huda mountain are spreading fragrance everywhere these days.’
At the beginning of March, new and fresh roses start arriving in the market. The rose season lasts for 42 to 45 days.
Roses are plucked early in the morning. At the beginning of the crop, roses are produced in large numbers and then the production decreases. The rose harvest in Taif is once a year.
Roses of Taif have been a favorite of the locals since ancient times. When the rose season comes, the whole city is decorated with it.
The residents of Taif have also done research to improve rose cultivation.
The Rose of Taif also attracts tourists. Residents of Gulf countries are also interested. Famous families of Saudi Arabia are involved in the cultivation and marketing of roses.