Incense tree plantation in Hong Kong

Dan Water’s article in Newsletter 8, Recollections of a Visit to a Joss-stick Mill in Tsuen Wan, describes the decline of this once important Hong Kong industry.


It is highly unlikely there will be a serious revival of the incense mills (though how delightful it would be to visit a reconstructed, working incense water mill above Tsuen Wan or on Tai Mo Shan!). Chan Koon Wing, however, is making an effort to revive his late grandfather’s incense-tree plantation in the village of Shing Ping, near Ping Che, in the northern New Territories

Read more at: article with map showing the location of Shing Ping a short film with English commentary and subtitles

This article was first posted on 3rd November 2013.


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