A Large Cryptomeria Tree
Jomon Sugi is a large cryptomeria tree (yakusugi) located on Yakushima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Japan. It is the oldest and l...
Jomon Sugi was a well kept local secret in Yakushima up until the late 1960`s when it was `rediscovered` with the help of a Yakushima local. Jomon Sugi`s popularity grew and the tree soon became a destination for nature enthusiasts. This interest has continued until today, and the day hike to see this old, stately flora is the most popular hike on Yakushima.