Mountain flowers blossoming in Hanoi capital

15:31 25/11/2021

Wild pear flowers which can be seen in mountainous areas are beginning to bloom in a number of streets around the capital, enthralling local people with their stunning white colours.

White wild pear flowers can be seen in full bloom across the capital.

White wild pear flowers can be seen in full bloom across the capital.

A branch of such wild flowers costs around VND300,000 (roughly US$13) at Quang Ba flower market in Tay Ho district.

A branch of such wild flowers costs around VND300,000 (roughly US$13) at Quang Ba flower market in Tay Ho district.

This year, wild pear trees are in full bloom two months earlier compared to previous years.

This year, wild pear trees are in full bloom two months earlier compared to previous years.

The branches are transported from northern mountainous provinces such as Lao Cai, Son La, and Lang Son, with their prices ranging from VND100,000 to VND10 million each.

The branches are transported from northern mountainous provinces such as Lao Cai, Son La, and Lang Son, with their prices ranging from VND100,000 to VND10 million each.

The most beautiful branch often has some pears on it.

The most beautiful branch often has some pears on it.

Many large branches are being put on display at hotels and villas, or are offered to pagodas.

Many large branches are being put on display at hotels and villas, or are offered to pagodas.

Wild pear flowers symbolise the love grandchildren have for their grandparents and ancestors. Hanoians often purchase small branches to place them on ancestral altars at home.

Wild pear flowers symbolise the love grandchildren have for their grandparents and ancestors. Hanoians often purchase small branches to place them on ancestral altars at home.

Wild pear flowers stay in full bloom for between 10 and 20 days before gradually fading away.

Wild pear flowers stay in full bloom for between 10 and 20 days before gradually fading away.

Small branches of wild pear flowers are extremely popular among customers.

Small branches of wild pear flowers are extremely popular among customers.

The house looks more beautiful if it is adorned with wild pear flowers.

The house looks more beautiful if it is adorned with wild pear flowers.

In mid-October the early blossoming of wild pear flowers creates a fever among citizens of the capital.

In mid-October the early blossoming of wild pear flowers creates a fever among citizens of the capital.
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