Locals disheartened as century-old red silk-cotton tree uprooted in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

March 09, 2024

It is also called by many other names in English such as Bombax Ceiba, Malabar silk-cotton tree, red cotton tree or kapok. During the flowering season, the old silk-cotton tree bloomed with bright red flowers, attracting countless photographs from travelers. The landmark nearly century-old red silk-cotton tree is pictured when it is still alive along National Highway 14 in Pleiku City, Gia Lai Province, located in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, in 2015. The landmark nearly century-old red silk-cotton tree collapses onto a dump truck in Pleiku City, Gia Lai Province, located in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, March 7, 2024. Duy plans to request permission from local authorities to purchase and plant another silk-cotton tree in the same location.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News