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​Apricot blossom market in Saigon thrives with Tet around corner

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 15:51 GMT+7
Small-sized apricot trees, offered at US$8-12, in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Small-sized apricot trees, offered at US$8-12, in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Men move a pot of blooming apricot tree. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Men move a pot of blooming apricot tree. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Workers take off aluminum wires used for shaping branches. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Workers take off aluminum wires used for shaping branches. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A man climbs a many-year-old apricot tree to remove its leaves to stimulate its blossoming. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A man climbs a many-year-old apricot tree to remove its leaves to stimulate its blossoming. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Men move a pot of blooming apricot tree. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Men move a pot of blooming apricot tree. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Apricot trees with early blooming from southwestern Vietnam are set aside, destined for hire. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Apricot trees with early blooming from southwestern Vietnam are set aside, destined for hire. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Large-sized pots of apricots placed along a street in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Large-sized pots of apricots placed along a street in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Apricot trees on a boat, ready to be moved onshore.  Photo: Tuoi Tre
Apricot trees on a boat, ready to be moved onshore. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Blooming apricot trees set for sale in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Blooming apricot trees set for sale in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre

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