Peach blossoms bloom early in Nhat Tan flower village

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 23:57:55

(VOVword)-As the traditional Lunar New Year Festival (Tet) is drawing near, farmers in Nhat Tan flower village are gearing up to prepare peach, kumquat and apricot trees for Hanoians.

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Peach trees are in blossom. Some gardens have found ways to make peach trees bloom early as Hanoians have a habit of purchasing peach trees in December as an offering to their ancestors 

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A woman plucks peach leaves to make them bloom early
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A peach blossom in full bloom. For Hanoians, peach blossoms are a symbol of a peaceful and wealthy life

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Light pink peach blossoms 

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A perennial peach tree

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A view of kumquat trees
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Trimming peach and kumquat trees
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A branch of peach trees often sells for US$2.2 (VND50,000) each.

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