Springtime is here

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If Ms Sharon Goh had to pick a definitive Chinese New Year plant, it would have to be the cherry blossom. "No other flower signals spring quite as beautifully as cherry or plum blossoms," says the founder of Candy Floriculture nursery in Thomson Road.

It explains why sakura from Japan take pride of place at her nursery during Chinese New Year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 15, 2022, with the headline Springtime is here. Subscribe