Yangjae Flower Market is your one stop shop if you are looking for anything to do with gardening including plants, flowers, trees, orchids, herbs, and soil. The market opened in June 1991 and at first only sold cut flowers.
When the market opened in Seocho-gu, only an auction building existed. Since then, the market has expanded to become the largest flower market in South Korea. and also a popular tourist attraction, that is, for those who even know this place even exists.
It is here where you can find almost any type of plant, flower, tree, or shrub you can think of including many varieties not native to Korea or even Asia.
Stall after stall sell everything from fresh herbs ready to be used in food dishes (1,500-3000 won) to plants in plastic pots ready to be grown. You can even find small trees in large pots for sale. If you look around you will easily find unique plants that you might have never seen before.
Prices vary widely by stall and item but many stalls do sell the same items. This means that prices are usually competitively priced, but if you want, try to bargain. Some sellers speak at least a little bit of English.