It’s not autumn, but many trees lining streets in downtown Hanoi have begun changing colors and shedding their leaves, casting shades of yellow and red all over the place.
|These Malabar Almond trees grow from 10 to 20m (33 to 66 ft) tall. These trees have been grown on some streets in Hanoi to replace red maple trees that did not grow well.|
|The leaves of many trees changing colors against different colored buildings are an eye-catching sight.|
|The canopies of trees next to a French colonial villa on Phan Dinh Phung Street – one of the most romantic places in the capital city – present a contrast of colors: between leaves about to fall and those freshly sprouted.|
|A loc vung tree changes its colors in front of the ancient water tower on Hang Dau Street. The tower was built in the 19th century by the French to store clean water for the city.|
|The red and yellow leaves of a Malabar Almond tree decorate a red tiled roof on Tran Nhat Duat Street.|