A sprig of rose is priced VND2,500-3,500, up 2.5-3 times over the previous month and the same period in previous years.
Red rose price rockets from VND800-1,200 to 3,300-3,500 a sprig, other color flowers see it rise to VND2,500-3,000.
According to rose traders in Da Lat, the high price increase has been due to erratic weather change which has caused diseases and reduced output.
In addition, some rose growing areas have transferred into other crops. That causes supply strongly drop sometimes.