Jonchon fir a living monument

February 2, 2023

Jonchon fir is especially big and old tree growing in Waun-ri of Jonchon County, Jagang Province. 

The tree grows upright and from the height of two metres its branches grow regularly around the trunk to form a cone-shaped crown good to look at.  

As the biggest and oldest of the kind in Korea, Jonchon fir is preserved as a living monument as it is of great significance in the academic study of lifespan and growth characteristics of the species. 


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