Hotan - King of Walnut Trees

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Situated 7 km in the Baghqi Township, south of Hotan city, the 500-year old walnut tree in Hotan is famed the King of the walnut trees. The king tree is about 20-meter tall and its crown covers an area of 666 square meters. Every year the tree produces 5,000 to 6,000 thin-shelled walnuts.

It is easily to find that walnuts are sold every where in Xinjiang, most of them are produced in the Baghqi Town or in Hotan Area because of these king of walnut trees.

Recommended Xinjiang Tour to Hotan: 11 Days Tour of Desert Highway in Xinjiang
(Destination: Urumqi-Turpan-Korla-Minfeng-Hotan-Kashgar-Urumqi)