The Symbolism of Peaches and Pine Trees Within Chinese Culture, the Most Famous Chinese Pine Tree, the Original Intended Target of Atomic Weaponry in Japan During World War II, the Reason the Ryoanji Temple Garden was Spared, the Symbology of the Tortoise and Crane in Japan, the Original Use of Tea in Japan, the View of Moss in British vs Japanese Gardens, Samurai Awarded Swords Dependent of Their Rank, and the 4 Main Tenets of the Japanese Tea Ceremony

Peaches represent longevity in Chinese culture. Pine trees signify longevity as well but also strength. The most famous pine tree in China is called the "welcome tree" as it's branches appear like outstretched arms welcoming a stranger. The welcome tree is located in the Huangshan mountain region of Anhui province. The term "Huangshan" means "yellow mountain" in Mandarin. The Ryoanji temple garden in Kyoto, Japan was the intended target of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan during World ...

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