Tet flowers on streets
Along with the hustle and bustle of the days before the Lunar New Year 2023, the flower and ornamental plant market has become bustling with numerous varieties. This is the biggest flower crop of the year, so both sellers and buyers hope to "get luck in business". The vibrant colors of flowers have adorned the Tet atmosphere on the streets with the hope of a peaceful new year and lots of luck.
At the Spring Flower Market in the Viet Tri City Square, hundreds of pots of orchids, kumquats, peaches, pomelos, etc. have “taken to the streets”. Mr. Tran Nguyen Cuong - owner of the Hon Viet orchid garden said: "This year, my garden has prepared 15,000-20,000 branches of Da Lat orchids and Chinese orchids to bring to the market. Depending on the number of branches, the price of each orchid pot will range from two to several tens of millions, even more than VND 100 million”.
Staff at orchid kiosks are grafting branches and shaping beautiful orchid vases for sale.
Ornamental kumquats have many sizes from small to large to bring more choices to buyers.
People are choosing to buy kumquats for Tet display.
The large sized pomelo trees with a lot of shiny yellow fruits have been placed in beautiful pots
The peach trees are also in bloom.
In addition to the traditional flowers...
...special types of wild flowers, imported flowers such as forest ylang-ylang, snow apricot, winter peach, willow flowers... are also sold by imported flower shops and are favored by many people.