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Discovery the maple forest in Da Lat

Discovery the maple forest in Da Lat
UPDATED: 29 Jan 2016 4 Views

When the climate in the Southern Highlands become cold, natural jungle in Da Lat is highlighted by the bright red color of a plant in temperate region – maple leaves.

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Maple in Tuyen Lam lake

Recently, people who like eco-tourism and discovering new corners of Da Lat have discovered a population of maple concentrated in primeval forests at the end of Tuyen Lam Lake Tourist Zone. This interesting finding was made “phuot thu” everywhere excited to find the way to watch the red maple of Da Lat changing leaves.

Discovery the maple forest in Da Lat

Discovery the maple forest in Da Lat

From the tourist zone of Da Lat clay tunnel at the end of Tuyen Lam lake, visitors will use a kayak to go. It takes about 1 hour and then visitors will come to the population of maple. Unlike most of other trees, when changing leaves, maple leaves usually start from the old, dried and fallen leaves. The maple’s leaves simultaneously changes from green to yellow, to red and then fall together by the gentle winds. When leaving the branches, the maple leaves remain red and yellow colors standing out among the green of the jungle trees.

At Tuyen Lam lake, Da Lat, it is estimated that there are about 20 trees located scattered with old green trees, with an average height of 5-15m, the largest diameter of 60cm. The yellow and red color of maple leaf highlighting in the green of Tuyen Lam mountain causes much curiosity to travelers.

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Discovery the maple forest in Da Lat

Discovery the maple forest in Da Lat

Maples in Bidoup – Bui Ba national park

About 50km from Da Lat, in Bidoup – Bui Ba national park, the red maple trees have also been found (Lam Dong newspaper introduced a long time ago). Red maples here are bigger than that in Tuyen Lam lake, but they are not concentrated into a population. There are ancient maples with a height of 20m, with symbiotic several orchid plants and moss… creating unique and rare wildlife.