Chilgoza’s name as “pinus gerardiana’ crosses the price of 9000 PKR for 1Kg. So its rate is picturing it as bitcoin of the country as it is pretty expensive and has high fluctuations in price.
Well, its uses are numerous. Not only as a dry fruit but the trees found in KPK, Balochistan, Pakistan’s Northern Areas, and the valley of Kashmir are strong enough to defend severe winter seasons, winds and famine. But now, due to climate changes, the adverse impact can be seen on them. However, it has consisted of around 18 percent of Pakistan’s forests.