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Section: General News - Uprooted peach trees look dead and the blossoms faded after being uprooted and display in households over Tet. So few people think of replanting and tending them for the next lunar new year.
But collecting the trees for replanting and recycling has become quite a business in Hanoi .
It is common to see people scavenging for used peach or kumquat trees in streets and lanes around the towns and cities. And each year the collection process gets more competitive because of the higher population and greater demand for trees.
Normally, disposal of the trees lasts for a couple of weeks from the 10th day of Tet. But to find the best quality …