Cryptomeria japonica / ヒノキ科スギ亜科スギ属 / 日本

Tree essential for Japanese architecture
The wood grain that is indispensable for Japanese architecture is clear and straight, and it is a familiar tree that has been widely used in Japanese architecture since ancient times as an important wood in Japan. It has a peculiar aroma and may add aroma to sake by storing it in cedar barrels. ). Motoori Norinaga derives the name "Sugi" as a tree that does not spread to the side and goes up. It is also used for small items such as barrels, tubs, crafts, disposable chopsticks, and many others