Apricot trees are cultivated throughout Southern China for thousands of years. It has beens associted with ancient Chinese literatures and paintings. Early February, or just after Chinese New Year is the Apricot blossom season.
There is a small farm called Apricot Tree Forest (杏花林) at outskirt of Taipei cultivates over a thousad apricot trees. We took a short ride to the farm on Saturday, February 7th. The flower comes in two colors, pink and white. Actually the plum flower, peach flower and apricot flower all look very similar.