People have started moving away recently for using peach blossom flowers as a decoration for Tet holidays.
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In northern Vietnam, the little pink peach flower is the signal of spring, which make the peach tree to become a popular and traditional decoration for Tet.
In the other hand, for the Southern people, the yellow apricot blossom flowers are usually celebrated for the Tet occasion.
This year, the Tet holiday begins on January 28, 2017.
On recent days, at the Quang Ba flower market on Lac Long Quan Street Hanoi, locals have been excited with the Nhat Tan peach blossom flowers. Nhat Tan’s peach flower is one of the most beautiful peach flower types. To meet the increasing demand of Hanoians, farmers have applied special cultivation techniques to help flowers blossoming early. This time is to prepare the celebrate the lunar New Year holiday with the traditional decoration that the flowers of spring can not be missed.
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Market Flower Before Tet Days
Mrs Nguyen Thi Lien, living at Hai Ba Trung District left the market with a peach blossom flower branch on her hand that cost VND 160,000 (US$7). She shared to the interviewer that her husband and her came to that market twice each year to buy peach flowers. Once for the New Year and once for Tet celebrations.
As usual, one flower branche costs between VND100,000 ($4.5) and VND200,000 ($9), depending on the size.
Not only to buy flowers and trees for Tet but also Quang Ba ‘pink market’ has already attracted many young people who come with their friends to pose with the endearing flowers. Therefore, growers have to also take more extensive care of other flowers to have them bloom on Tet.
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