List of the oldest trees in Vietnam
duonghanhnguyen 3-08-2021, 09:53

The ancient trees are not only cultural and historical symbols of the nation but also extremely interesting tourist destinations. Those are the most authentic proofs over time that need to be preserved and preserved. Therefore, these ancient trees are always respected and protected by the people as well as the local authorities. The following Vinlove will introduce you to the most ancient trees in Vietnam.

Tree Tau 2104 years old

The 2104-year-old Tau tree at Thien Co temple (in Huong Lan village, Trung Vuong commune, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho province), was recognized as a heritage tree by the Association for the Protection of Nature and Environment (VACNE) on 28/28. 5/2012. The longest living tree in Vietnam today, and since being honored as a Vietnamese heritage tree, the Central and local Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment has campaigned and guided people to take care of the tree according to science. learn. Thanks to timely dismantling the compressed soil blocks around the trunk, expanding living space, fertilizing, removing mold and parasitic plants, pruning diseased branches, etc. There were many branches that flourished and flourished.

Address: Huong Lan village, Trung Vuong commune, Viet Tri city, Phu Tho province

List of the oldest trees in Vietnam
Tree Tau 2,104 years old

Wild Perfume tree nearly 1000 years old

Da Huong tree in Hamlet Giua, Tien Luc, Lang Giang, Bac Giang, was recognized as a Vietnamese heritage tree on November 26, 2013. The tree has a diameter of 2.59m, is nearly 30m high and has a lifespan of about 1,000 years. This is an extremely rare plant, because the essential oil is found in all parts of the plant, and the root contains safrol, a very valuable ingredient in food processing technology and cosmetics. From the wood of the Da Huong tree, it is possible to make agarwood, a very fragrant and precious incense.

Address: Hamlet Trung, Tien Luc, Lang Giang, Bac Giang

Wild Perfume Tree

Pine Trees 18 trees about 1000 years old

The Duoi range has 18 trees about 1,000 years old in Cam Lam village (Duong Lam, Son Tay, Hanoi). This is the place where King Ngo Quyen used to force war elephants and war horses after the exercises to prepare to move to the Bach Dang estuary to fight the Southern Han army, ending 1,000 years of Northern domination. Cluster of 18 trees was recognized on April 22, 2011.

Address: Cam Lam village, Duong Lam, Son Tay, Hanoi

Pine Trees 18 trees

804 year old Tree of Life

The 804- year-old Sanh tree in Suoi Coc village, Hop Hoa commune, Luong Son, Hoa Binh province, has over 50 roots spread over an area of ​​hundreds of square meters, with the largest total root circumference in Vietnam. This is also one of the leading long-lived ancient trees in Vietnam today.

Address: Suoi Coc village, Hop Hoa commune, Luong Son, Hoa Binh province

Tree of Life 804 years old

Rice Tree 736 years old

The 736-year-old rice tree was planted by Quynh Tran Cong Chua herself at the Mo temple in Nghi Duong village, Ngu Phuc commune, Kien Thuy district, Hai Phong city. The tree has a main trunk with a height of about 30m, a diameter of more than 2m. The secondary stem with a diameter of 0.49m grows from the base of the main stem. The tree was recognized by VACNE as a Vietnamese heritage tree on the occasion of the Mo Temple Festival on March 16, 2011.

Address: Nghi Duong village, Ngu Phuc commune, Kien Thuy district, City. Hai Phong

Rice Tree 736 years old

The original 13-year-old banyan tree is 304 years old

The 13-root banyan tree in Ngo Quyen District, Hai Phong city is considered as the largest ancient banyan tree with the most roots in Vietnam today. Legend has it that the 13-root banyan tree has a shrine to worship Tho Vuong, which has merit in helping villagers clear the land, establish and maintain the village. The 13-root banyan tree is currently a famous and unique spiritual tourist destination of tourists from all over the world.

Address: Trai hamlet, Dang Giang ward, Ngo Quyen District, Hai Phong

13 original banyan tree

304 year old Crocodile tree

The 304-year-old Sauer tree is located at the Soc Giang border gate area, Ha Quang district, Cao Bang province, less than 7m from the 651 Vietnam – China milestone. The tree is 38m high, 3.13m in diameter. The tree was recognized as a Vietnamese heritage tree on September 3, 2012. Currently, the tree is still being cared for, cared for and protected by the people and authorities.

Address: Soc Giang, Ha Quang district, Cao Bang province

304 year old Crocodile Tree
304 year old Crocodile tree

Tan Trao banyan tree is about 300 years old

Tan Trao banyan tree is one of the attractions of Tan Trao historical relic site, Son Duong district, Tuyen Quang province. Tan Trao banyan tree formerly consisted of 2 trees, called “banyan tree” and “banyan tree”, growing about 10m apart. However, the “banyan tree” was blown down by the storm, leaving only a small branch. The “banyan tree” tree, due to its old age and extreme changes in weather, has almost dried up, leaving only one branch alive. Currently, Tan Trao banyan tree is reviving due to more scientific and thoughtful care.

Address: Kim Long Village (Tan Lap), Tan Trao Commune, Son Duong District, Tuyen Quang Province

Tan Trao banyan tree

White apricot tree over 300 years old

The white apricot tree in the yard of Phu Tu communal house, Phu Hung commune, Ben Tre city, Ben Tre province is more than 300 years old. The tree is also known as “God of Mai”, “Danh Moc Bach Mai”. Legend has it that, from the reign of King Minh Mang, when local people chose land to build Phu Tu communal house, they saw the white apricot tree growing green. Currently, the mother tree is no longer there but has a lot of small branches reaching out, the canopy is spreading over 200m2, reaching 14m high, the tree is still green, growing in thick clusters with about 50 large and small trunks, 5-6m high, of which has 16 large stems, 20–30 cm in diameter.

Address: Phu Tu, Phu Hung Commune, City. Ben tre

White apricot tree over 300 years old

The Yang Lanh Bodhi tree is about 132 years old

Bodhi tree (Ficus Religiosa L) in Yang Lanh village in Dak Lak is 132 years old. The tree has 9 trunks, nearly 29m high; 2.7m in diameter; shade nearly 30m2. According to some village elders in Yang Lanh village, this 132-year-old Bodhi tree was brought by a monk from Pac Xe, Laos, and planted in Yang Lanh village. Previously, in March 2014, the Asian Record Organization, the Vietnam Association of Recorders awarded a record-setting certificate for this 132-year-old Bodhi tree as the oldest tree planted in the Central Highlands.

Address: Yang Lanh village, Krong Na, Buon Don, Dak Lak

The Yang Lanh Bodhi tree is about 132 years old

We need to preserve and preserve these historical and cultural symbols.

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