Keyaki has been widely used for construction and furniture material in Japan. It is also used as a main post of houses, especially for temples and shrines. The body of the Japanese drum is also this wood. Because of the beautiful autumn colors, it is often used on the roadside trees in the city as well.
Many autonomous comminities use this Keyaki as an official symbol tree with the reson of its popularity.
Category : Ulmaceae/ Zelkova
Form of tree : broad-leaf tree
Other name : 槻(ツキ) tsuki
Producing area : Honshu(main land) , Shikoku, Kyushu in the hill or mountain
Words for the tree : luck, sublimity, good health and long life
Birthday for the tree : none