Currently, on the streets of Hanoi, many types of flower are sold. In addition to domestic flowers, there many different kinds of imported flowers from other markets such as Taiwan, South Korea and China… Nice appearance and cheap price are the reasons which make imported flowers are chosen by most of consumers.
On Tet holidays, flower is an indispensable thing in each family. Therefore, everyone wants to choose the most beautiful flower pots for indoor display. However, with high prices of some kind of domestic flowers in market, the imported flowers are still the choices of many customers.
This year, Tet’s flower market is quite diverse, so people have more choices. In addition to the traditional flower in the Vietnamese Tet such as apricot flower, peach flower or kunquat … the flower market is also exciting race between domestic flower and imported flower.
The flowers for Tet market come from various sources, in which domestic flowers are mainly from Dalat, Sapa and imported ones are from South Korea, Taiwan and China… but mainly from China.
Survey on the flower market in Hanoi, along big flower market and flower street such as Hoang Hoa Tham, Hoang Quoc Viet, Quang Ba flower market… there are many flower From China such as Azaleas, camellias, orchids, honeysuckle… In fact, these flowers are familiar choices of Vietnamese for years.
The beautiful appearance and cheap price the reasons why imported flowers are selected. The main markets supplying flower for Tet holidays such as Nghi Tam Village, University of Agriculture in Hanoi … still have the “invasion” of Chinese flower pots.
Nghi Tam Village is famous for daffodils, but actually it is a semi-domestic flower because varieties are imported from China. In addition, the azaleas and honeysuckle …are very popular in the village.
Ms. Minh Thuy, a flower trader importing flower from China said: “There is a genuine demand, the flower from China is always best selling. The advantages of this flower are very cheap and beautiful. A good product with a cheap price is surely selected. “