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Bucida molinetii greening Hanoi's corners
Anh Kiet - Duy Khanh 16:32, 2024/04/18
The poetic beauty created by the young leaves of the Bucida molinetii tree provides green and romantic moments for Hanoians.

As spring turns to summer, many of Hanoi's streets have turned green as tens of thousands of Bucida molinetii have shed their leaves.

The trees become increasingly popular in Hanoi because of their straight shape, beautiful foliage. 

Rows of lush green small-leaved Bucida molinetii trees on the streets of Hanoi create a picturesque scene in the changing weather of April. Photos: Duy Khanh/The Hanoi Times

Rows of Bucida molinetii at the intersection of Thanh Tri Bridge and National Highway 5 are in the growing season.

The trees are planted on a stretch of road leading to the junction of National Highway 5 and National Highway 1A, a key point at the eastern gateway to the capital.

Straight rows of Bucida molinetii trees on Buoi Street. On cloudy days, the street turns bright green thanks to the bright leaves of the urban trees.

The small-leaved trees were planted on Hanoi's roads a few years ago. At present, more and more Bucida molinetii are being planted along Ring Road 2.

 and tiny leaves that leave no litter on the street when they fall.

Their straight shape also helps to limit tree breakage during storms, reducing maintenance and pruning costs.

 The small green-leafed trees both cool the room and filter out harmful gases and return fresh air.

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