Friday, November 18, 2005

Heritage Tree: Kaki Tree

This is a heritage tree of the future. In 1945, the atomic bomb blast in Nagasaki, Japan, destroyed nearly all life. Among the debris was one tree, a Kaki, or persimmon (Persimmon spp.) that was the only tree to have survived the destruction.
It was successfully propagated was planted in "Jardin des Plantes" Botanic Garden as a symbol of world peace.


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