Last update: 17:48 | 01/02/2018
Many Hanoians are scurrying about as they buy up pink blossomed peach branches to decorate their houses in preparation for the fifteenth day of the lunar month ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year festival (Tet).
For Vietnamese people, the fifteenth day of December (lunar month) is one of the most important days of the old year. Therefore, many Hanoians have a traditionof buying peach trees and branches at this time. Pictured is Nhat Tan peach garden in full bloom in Hanoi.
This is a hectic time for gardeners serving the demands of countless customers.
The bustling atmosphere in Quang An flower market.
On the fifteenth day of December (lunar month), people often buy small peach branches with delicate pink blossoms to decorate their ancestral altar.
The price of a small peach branch ranges between VND70,000 and VND80,000 while larger ones are priced at hundreds of thousands of VND.