144-year-old pink wisteria in Japan creates magical canopy

By MiNDFOOD

144-year-old pink wisteria in Japan creates magical canopy
This giant 144-year-old pink wisteria vine in Japan will leave you gobsmacked.

Situated in Ashikaga Flower Park in Japan, the impressive wisteria dates back to around 1870.

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While it’s not the largest of its kind in the world (that title is bestowed on a 4,000 square metre wisteria in Sierra Madre in California), the Japanese one is still an awe-inspiring 1,990 square metre.

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But it’s the vivid pink hue that makes it a true spectacle for tourists. Varying shades of pink layer on top of one another to make it appear storybook like.

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