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A visit to Hanoi’s largest bonsai market

The bonsai garden owned by Mr. Dang Hong Son in Thanh Tri District is considered the largest of its kind in Hanoi, with nearly 1,000 unique bonsai trees of over 100 species from many regions throughout the country. 

 The value of the trees is estimated up to tens of billion VND.

 

 

The bonsai garden owned by Dang Hong Son in Thanh Tri District is considered the largest of its kind in Hanoi, with nearly 1,000 unique bonsai trees of over 100 species from many regions throughout the country. The value of the trees is estimated up to tens of billion VND. 

The 4,000sq.m bonsai garden has all kinds of bonsai trees such as fir, guava, star fruit, confetti, water lilies, and bay laurel, including dozens of rare trees that are valued at hundreds of millions VND each. 

Son said that in the past, he collected bonsai based on the old school way, but he changed to the modern style three years ago, which took Son a lot of time and effort to research and then “tame” each species of tree to force them to bloom and yield fruit. 

Every day, Mr. Son indulges in his favorite work: shaping trees. He had to reshape all of the trees that he has bought. 

“Making bonsai requires a lot of perseverance and passion. Although it takes a lot of effort, after a few years, I feel very happy when seeing the trees in my designed shape. Whenever I feel exhausted after work, I visit the garden,” Son said.

His bonsai garden

 

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This bay laurel is nearly 80 years old and it is priced hundreds of millions of VND.

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A miniature landscape on a wooden trunk represents the style of three regions (North - Central - South). These trees represent different regions in Vietnam: ficus tree for the North, the fir tree for the Central and the water jasmine for the South.

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During hot sunny days in Hanoi, many trees still bloom and bear fruit.

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Mr. Son's collection of water jasmine trees is unique, with about 40 trees.

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This sea purslane tree is one of the first bonsai tree of its kind in Vietnam.

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This tree is originated from the central province of Binh Dinh, worth hundreds of million VND. This tree comes from the nature.

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This fir tree is priced about VND100 million.

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A unique fir tree.

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A ficus tree.

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Besides native trees, Son's garden has trees of foreign origin such as this American Bougainvillea.

Unique water jasmine trees in Son’s garden:

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Compiled by Hanh Nguyen 

(photo: Dan Tri)

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