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The Hoa Bun tree, scientifically named Crateva religiosa, in Dinh Thon village of Nam Tu Liem district, is up to 300 years old and recognised as treasure by many generations in the village.
The 30m high tree is noted for its large, thick foliage which brings cool air to the village.
The beautiful sight of the blossoming tree tends to stun passers-by every April.
The flowers, consisting of white and yellow petals, are widely known by their Vietnamese names as Bach Hoa and Man Man.
The tree can be seen in full bloom between March and April each year.
Visitors are able to enjoy the pleasant aroma coming from the flowers. Indeed, when they start to bloom, the pistils look similar to noodles.
This species is often found in Quang Nam, Ninh Thuan, and Thua Thien-Hue provinces in central Vietnam but rarely known in Hanoi.
The tree as seen from high above.
When in full bloom, the tree serves to create a romantic scene within the village.
A photographer snaps photos of the flowers as it enters the rare blossoming period.
Another old Hoa Bun tree can be found on Vinh Ho street in Hanoi.
The tree’s charming beauty creates a peaceful state of mind for onlookers.
Many people are keen to sit below its foliage and drink iced tea whilst breathing the pleasant aroma of the flowers.

Stunning beauty of 300-year-old Hoa Bun tree in Hanoi

(VOVWORLD) - A 300-year-old Hoa Bun tree which can be seen in full bloom covers a local village on the outskirts of Hanoi capital in special white and yellow flowers every April.