In the Edo period, Camaydo-mura was a suburb of the capital. A special fame here was the unusual plum tree Garubai. The tree died after the 13th Meiji flood.
On the site where it grew, there is a memorial stele, the inscription reads: “At this place in the Edo period, the owner of the land Kie-mon broke a plum garden and called it” Umzyasiki “or” Seikoan. “The garden became known as a place of entertainment and contemplation of plum blossoms.
There was a famous plum tree in it, the branches of which were like a lying dragon: they hung down and went to the ground, and then,
Vincent Van Gogh copied it, studying the pictorial techniques, composition structure and emotional structure of Ukiyo-e engraving, which at that time was perceived as the most characteristic form of art for Japan.