YAKUSUGI TREES in YAKUSHIMA


Here are some of the spectacular Sugi trees that have made Yakushima famous:

JOMON SUGI 
Height: 25.3 metres
Diameter: 5.22 metres
Trunk circumference: 16.4 metres
Age: 2600-7200 years old
Access: O1 Trail



Jomon Sugi, Yakushima






KIGEN SUGI 紀元杉

Height: 19.5 metres
Trunk circumference: 8.1 metres
Age: 3000 years old
Access: Road to Yodogawa Entrance (Y1)






BUDDHA SUGI 仏陀杉

Height: 21.5 metres
Trunk circumference: 8.0 metres
Age: 1800 years old
Access: Y3 Yakusugiland





YAYOI SUGI 弥生杉


Height: 26.1 metres
Trunk circumference: 8.1 metres
Age: 3000 years old
Access: S1 Shiratani Unsuikyo


Yayoi sugi, Yakushima




There are of course many more trees well over 1,000 years old which are not so well known but are included in the Yakushima: A Yakumonkey Guide