Largest Ginkgo Tree in Japan (Kitakanegasawa)

This ginkgo tree was recognized as the largest in Japan during research conducted in 2001. It stands 30m high and has a trunk girth of 18.8m, making it far and away the largest of the many giant ginkgo trees in Japan. Since ancient times, it has been worshipped as a sacred tree. The custom of placing sacred sake and rice at its roots and saying prayers is said to have been practiced for more than 40 years.
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