Tag Archives: Botanical Specimen

Manchurian Fresno, a natural monument.

It is located near the Myohyang Stream Road, slightly set back from Pohyon Temple on Mount Myohyang, one of the six major mountains in Korea. It has grown there since around the year 1870. It measures 24.4 meters in height, 3.6 meters in lower perimeter, 3 meters in perimeter at chest height. Its crown is […]

Natural Reserve of a protected species in Sakju.

In the Sakju district of the North Phyong-an province, there is a reserve established to protect and multiply the so-called Japanese cucumber belonging to the flora of the temperate zone. Other tall, climbing plants and shrubs such as holm oaks, wild walnut trees, linden trees and pines grow there, forming a lush forest. The reserve […]