The YAKUSUGI TREES of 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: Okabu trail








KIGEN SUGI

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






BUDDHA SUGI

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





YAYOI SUGI


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


Yayoi sugi

There are of course many more trees well over 1000 years old which are not so well known but are included in the Yakumonkey Guide to Yakushima


Yakushima Guide book