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Red silk cotton flower season in Hanoi
  • By Huu Nghi | | March 23, 2023 07:32 AM
Hanoi is currently experiencing red silk cotton flower season.

About 40 kilometres from the city centre, Doan Nu Village is home to around 30 red silk cotton trees whose scientific name is Bombax ceiba.


The village attracts many people who come to take photos in the red silk cotton flower season. This kind of tree is a symbol of Vietnam’s rural areas.

A red silk cotton tree on a rice field in Doan Nu.


A red silk cotton tree on Giai Phong Street.

The campus of the National History Museum is home to a red silk cotton tree.

An ancient red silk cotton tree on Tran Khanh Du Street in Hoan Kiem District


By Hoan Kiem Lake

With the humid weather, spring is the season for red silk cotton trees to bloom. The tree is widely grown in southeastern Asian countries, including Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia.

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