Hanoi seems to be warmer with beautiful peach blossoms and kumquat trees.
The Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) is still a month away, but gardeners in Nhat Tan flower village, Hanoi are taking special care of peach blossoms and kumquat trees to meet consumers’ demands during Tet.
The owner of a peach garden in Nhat Tan said several peach branches are bought in advance although peach flowers will be in full bloom in the next two weeks.
A beautiful peach branch is priced between VND50,000 and VND70,000.
Many peach branches are displayed for sale along the road to Nhat Tan flower garden.
Several well-shaped peach trees are transported to Lac Long Quan street for sale.
Nhat Tan – Hanoi’s largest peach garden – provides different types of ornamental trees during Tet. Pictured is a pink peach branch at Nhat Tan flower village.
Light pink blossoms.
A local trader of peach blossoms on Lac Long Quan street.
Peach trees are covered at night when the temperature drops to 4-5 degree Celsius.
Apart from peach blossoms and kumquat trees, ornamental grapefruit trees are sold in some streets in Hanoi.
A pair of well-shaped kumquat trees are traded at VND40 million.
Quang An flower market.