Giant Aino Mulberry in Hayoshi

A giant Aino mulberry tree relating the history of sericulture

As an island of silk-farming using Aino mulberry leaves, Sado used to boast the top sericulture industry in Niigata Prefecture. This giant, ancient Aino mulberry tree is estimated to be 1300 years old, measuring 9 meters tall and 5.2 meters around the base. The trunk divides into four branches, and the crown spreads 18 meters. Hayoshi's Aino mulberry tree is one of the three great mulberry trees in Japan, together with one at Ebisu Shrine in Otaru City, Hokkaido, and another in Usune, Numata City, Gunma Prefecture.

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Ryotsu Port Approx 15 by car
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Komasaka(Uchikaifusen Line) Approx. 0 minutes on foot from bus stop
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