Giant Camphor Tree of Tsukazaki

Giant Camphor Tree of Tsukazaki

Location: Outside Mifuneyama Rakuen Garden
Hours: On view 24 hours a day

This tree is over 2,000 years old and is the 3rd largest tree in Saga Prefecture. It has a height of 18m (the tallest branch being on the southern side), its trunk has a circumference of 13.6m, and its branches spread 18m from east to west and 15m from north to south.

It lost over 9m from its top when it was struck by lightning in 1963.

It has been designated as a natural monument of the city of Takeo.

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