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A Sight to Behold: Chinese Ginkgo Tree Lays Its ‘Golden Carpet’

Within the walls of the Guanyin Buddhist Temple in the Zhongnan Mountains, there is a large ginkgo tree believed to be 1,400 years old. Every autumn, the green leaves turn golden in color. And when the tree sheds its leaves, the ground turns into a “golden carpet” that makes for a stunning sight to behold. ...

Emma Lu

A large golden ginkgo tree.