Cherry blossoms bloom on Mang Den

 

In the first days of the year, hundreds of cherry apricot trees in Mang Den town, Kon Plong district began to bloom.

Cherry blossoms bloom on Mang Den

In early 2021, more than 200 cherry blossom trees in the central square of Mang Den town bloomed sporadically. This place is about 60 km from Kon Tum city, thousands of tourists from neighboring provinces come here to take pictures and watch the flowers bloom.

Cherry blossoms bloom on Mang Den

Ms. Hoai Thuong, 30 years old, and her mother traveled more than 100 km from Pleiku City to Mang Den to see flowers and take souvenir photos. “At the end of the year, the whole family often comes here to have fun, but this year we see fewer cherry blossoms blooming than usual,” Ms. Thuong said.

Cherry blossoms bloom on Mang Den

Cherry apricot is a tree that lives in temperate climates and needs low enough temperatures to flower. According to the normal growth cycle, at the end of autumn the tree will lose all its leaves, then “hibernate” for about 2 weeks before blooming, remaining for 1-2 months.

Cherry blossoms bloom on Mang Den

If the weather is favorable, the tree will produce beautiful and uniform flowers. However, if the weather is unusual such as too cold, too hot or too rainy, the flower blooming time will be affected.

Cherry blossoms bloom on Mang Den

Cherry apricot trees bloom in the yard of Kong Plong Ethnic Boarding School.

Cherry blossoms bloom on Mang Den

Ms. Dieu Linh, 25 years old, in Kon Tum City, said that two days ago she saw her friends posting many pictures of cherry blossoms on social networks, today she and her lover decided to come here to take photos.

Cherry blossoms bloom on Mang Den

Ten-year-old cherry blossoms near Dak Ke lake are starting to bloom.

According to statistics, there are currently over 20,000 cherry blossom trees in the district, most concentratedly planted in the Mang Den town area.

Cherry blossoms bloom on Mang Den

Mang Den town, Kon Plong district is about 60 km from Kon Tum city center, at an altitude of 1,200 m, the weather is cool all year round.

Coming to Mang Den, Kon Plong district, on this occasion, in addition to viewing cherry blossoms, visitors can also immerse themselves in experiencing the culture of gongs, sinus dancing and culinary culture with typical dishes of ethnic minorities. ethnic minorities in the Central Highlands such as lam rice, grilled chicken, wine, wild banana flower salad…