With the arrival of spring, Hanoi’s famous local flower Hoa Sua (Dalbergia bouruana gagu flower or commonly known as milk flower) can be seen blossoming on streets and parks throughout the capital, creating a pleasant atmosphere for local people to enjoy.
Hoa Sua can be seen entering into bloom with white blossoms throughout the city, especially along main streets such as Quan Thanh and Nguyen Du.
Autumn marks the ripening season of the Hoa Sau, also known by their scientific name of the Neem tree.
Phan Dinh Phung street is noted for many big, old Sau trees that have been grown for years. Local residents say only Sau picked up here is typical of Hanoi.
Thi, also known by their scientific name of Diospyros decandra, features a special taste that is an unmissable thing to try in Hanoi during the autumn.
The ripening season of the fruit usually occurs around late June and early July according to the lunar calendar.
Pathways around the capital are littered with beautiful golden-yellow leaves every autumn.
Hanoi features an irresistible autumn charm, with street vendors across the capital bringing an array of colourful flowers to major streets.
Moreover, local people can also purchase a variety of different fruits from street vendors.