Barigtonia acutangula and Skimmed tree are yellowed all streets of Hanoi, signaling season change time.
Barigtonia acutangula in Hanoi
In recent days, Barigtonia acutangula on Le Lai changes leaves turning into yellow red, glowing in a street corner. In February on lunar calendar, some trees “take off” their old coats.
Barigtonia acutangula’s leaves will fall after 2-3 days of color change. People go a walk under bright yellow and romantic trees as in Europe.
Only a few trees of Barigtonia acutangula “change new coat” color to bright orange, and mainly are normal yellow. Barigtonia acutangula is also among the few trees changing leaves in this season.
Next to Hoan Kiem Lake (Hoan Kiem district), two Barigtonia acutangula are changing the leaves, mirror into the blue lake water.
About Barigtonia acutangula
The scientific name of this tree is Barigtonia acutangula, belongs to Lecythidaceae. Body and stool create the beautiful appearance. When blooming, the flower is red and fragrant, favored by the people to choose as bonsai. The green leaves will turn gradually into yellow and dry and fall. After a week, the green buds will grow instead of old yellow coat.
On this occasion, photographer Quang Phung leisurely walks in lakeside and records golden moment via small cameras. People loving photography as well as Hanoi tourist stop to watch the beautiful scenery on Le Thanh Tong street.
Not only Barigtonia acutangula chaning leaves, the bright yellow leaves are also added nice color for Hanoi. Skimmed trees’s leaves are usually green, white flowers which very fragrant when blooming, planted on the streets of the capital.