Peach Blossom Flowers is one of the most famous flowers in Vietnam and it is used as a decoration for Tet holidays.
In the North of Vietnam, the little pink peach flower is the signal of spring and it makes the peach tree to become a popular and traditional decoration on New Year holiday of Vietnamese people.
On the other hand, for people in the South, the yellow apricot blossom flowers are always celebrated for the Tet occasion.
Peach Blossom Flowers for Tet in Vietnam
The Tet holiday begins on January 28th, 2017.
Recent days, at the Quang Ba flower market on Lac Long Quan Street in Hanoi, local people have been excited with the Nhat Tan peach blossom flowers. It is one of the most beautiful and famous peach flower types in the North of Vietnam. To meet the increasing demand of Hanoians, farmers who grow peach blossom flowers have applied special cultivation techniques to help flowers blossoming early. At this time, people are preparing the celebration of the Lunar New Year holiday with the traditional decoration, that is the reason why this kind of flowers of spring cannot be missed.
Market flower on before Tet
Flower market on before Tet
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Lien, living at Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi visiting the market with a peach blossom flower branch on her hand which costs VND 160,000 (US$7). She said that her husband and she usually came to that market twice a year to buy peach flowers. Once for the New Year and once for Tet holiday.
One flower branch usually costs between VND100,000 ($4.5) and VND200,000 ($9), depending on its size.
Not only being a place for people to buy flowers and kumquat trees for Tet but also Quang Ba ‘pink market’ has already attracted a plenty of young people who go with their friends to pose with the endearing flowers. Therefore, farmers have to take more extensive care of these flowers to have them bloom on Tet.