Japan Heritage SiteThree Mountains of Dewa

5Jiji-sugi: The Grandpa Cedar Tree

Hagurosan Jijisugi

(Designated Natural Monument of Japan)

Jiji-sugi, the Grandpa Cedar Tree, is an ancient cedar tree believed to be over 1,000 years old. The tree has a circumference of 10.5m at the base, 8.25m at the trunk, and is both the biggest and tallest cedar on Mt. Haguro.