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The population of samu and pomu trees in the Xuan Lien nature reserve, is considered the largest in the central region of Vietnam with many hundred-year-old trees, and a tree nearly 1,500 years old.

Green fruits cooked with toads’: specialty in Quang Binh

Diospyros decandra trees are still standing in My Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province, including 20 trees that are over 100 years old.

The most special yellow apricot trees in Vietnam

The most expensive yellow apricot trees in southern Vietnam are blooming, attracting many visitors.

Ravishing spider tree: 300-year-old charmer in Hanoi

A corner of Hanoi has been graced by the dazzling sight of an old spider tree in full bloom.

Trees thousands of years old – treasures beyond price

No measure of money can be exchanged for the mark of time. These trees, with a lifetime of over 1,000 years, are associated with national culture and history.

Perfumed buffaloes and other strange possessions

Buffaloes in Hoi An do not work on farms, but are made-up and perfumed to bring good fortune for their owners. They are just one example of a number of strange possessions of local Vietnamese. 

Image: Ancient tamarind worth tens of thousands of USD in Saigon

 VietNamNet Bridge – A tamarind tree of over 100 years old, weighing more than 2 tons in the shape of a dragon, owned by gardener Nguyen Kim Tan in Thu Duc district is one of the most special tamarind trees in Saigon and Vietnam.

Pictures: Saigon’s park looks like a logging site

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many beautiful trees in the park of Gia Dinh, which is considered HCM City’s green lung, are being chopped down to make way for construction of a 14-km road connecting Tan Son Nhat Airport and Highway 1.

Dong Thap: Ancient trees win heritage honour

 VietNamNet Bridge – A 287-year-old carambola tree and a 326-year-old Sop (Ficus pisocarpa Blume) tree in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap have been recognised as national heritage trees.

Vietnam to have more heritage trees

 VietNamNet Bridge – Seventy-two ancient trees across the country have been nominated for the Vietnam Heritage Tree title for both historical and cultural values.

Photos: Old trees, the beautiful “treasures” of Saigon

 VietNamNet Bridge - Century-old trees are the "green treasures" of Saigon, especially in the time of urbanisation.

500-year-old trees in southern Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – The southwestern region of Vietnam is home to ancient trees of over 500 years of age, which have been recognized as "Vietnam Heritage Trees".

200-year mango trees recognized as heritage trees of Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty ancient mango trees of over 220 years old in the central province of Phu Yen have been named the heritage trees of Vietnam.

Illustrious trees suffer from lack of care

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of ancient trees have been recognised as Heritage Trees. But this label affords them little protection against insecticides - or local people, who are often ignorant of their rich history.

Ancient tea trees hunted high and low because they bring luck

People have been rummaging through Lam Dong province for ancient tea trees, which can enrich them overnight. The trees can be sold for up to tens of millions of dong to the rich people who have ornamental tree collections.

Ancient trees cut down in national park

Forest managers of the Ba Be National Park in the northern province of Bac Kan have discovered 15 nghien trees, which are hundreds of years old, have been cut down in Cho Don District's Nam Cuong Commune.