Title: 뿌리깊은 나무 / Deep Rooted Tree
Chinese Title: 树大根深
Also Known as: Tree With Deep Roots
Genre: Period
Episodes: 24
Broadcast netwrok: SBS
Broadcast period: 2011-Oct-05 to 2011-Dec-22
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55


Based on Lee Jeong-myeong’s novel “Deep-rooted Tree”. Work that highlights the serial killings during the 7 days before the announcement of the Korean script.

A series of murder occurred during the reign of King Sejong. As Kang Chae Yoon who is investigating these cases gets closer to the root of the truth, he finds himself embroiled in a massive conspiracy behind the serial killings which involves a group of genius who are willing to risked their lives towards their cause/goals and secret powers who will interfere with the course of his investigations.


Jang Hyuk as Kang Chae Yoon
Yeo Jin Goo as Chae Yoon (teen)
Chae Sang Woo as Chae Yoon (child)
Han Suk Kyu as King Sejong
Song Joong Ki as teen Lee Do (later King Sejong)
Kang San as child Lee Do
Shin Se Kyung as So Yi
Kim Hyun Soo as So Yi (young)
Ahn Suk Hwan as Lee Shin Juk
Lee Jae Yong as Jo Mal Saeng
Jo Jin Woong as Moo Hyool
Park Hyuk Kwon as Jung In Ji
Yoon Je Moon as Ga Ri On
Kim Ki Bang as Cho Tak
Shin Seung Hwan as Park Po
Jung Da Bin as Yeon Doo
Song Ok Sook
Suh Joon Young as Prince Gwangpyeong
Lee Soo Hyuk as Yoon Pyeong
Baek Seung Hwan as Yoon Pyung (young)
Kim Ki Bum as Park Paeng Nyeon
Jo Hee Bong as Han Ga Nom
Jun Young Bin as Mak Soo
Yoo Hyun Soo as Lee Soon Ji
Shin So Yool as Mok Yi
Shim So Hun (심소헌) as Duk Geum
Hyun Woo as Sung Sam Moon
Baek Yoon Shik as Taejong (cameo)
Choi Il Hwa as General Kim Jong Suh
Jang Ji Eun
Jang Kyung Ah as woman loved by Lee Bang Ji
Woo Hyun as Lee Bang Ji
Jung Yoo Chan as Heo Dam
Jung Joon Won as bone cancer kid
Kwon Sung Duk as Mr. Hye kang
Baek Seo Bin as Jang Eun Sung
Lee Se Na as Geun Ji

Production Credits

Producer: Sidus HQ Productions
Director: Jang Tae Yoo
Screenwriter: Kim Young Hyun, Park Sang Yun


The final episode (Episode 24) will extend by 20 minutes, for a total running time of 90 minutes.


2012 48th Baeksang Arts Awards: Scriptwriting: Kim Young Hyun, Park Sang Yun (Tree With Deep Roots)
2012 48th Baeksang Arts Awards: Daesang (Tree With Deep Roots)
2011 SBS Drama Awards: Daesang, Han Suk Kyu
2011 SBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Awards, Best Drama
2011 SBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Awards, Best Actor (Special Planning Drama): Jang Hyuk
2011 SBS Drama Awards: Excellence Awards, Actress (Drama Special): Shin Se Kyung
2011 SBS Drama Awards: Best Supporting Awards, Actress (Drama Special): Song Ok Sook
2011 SBS Drama Awards: Producers’ Awards, Song Joong Ki
2011 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Stars, Han Suk Kyu
2011 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Stars, Jang Hyuk

Episode Ratings

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2011-10-05 1 9.2 (17th) 11.0 (10th)
2011-10-06 2 8.2 (18th) 9.8 (13th)
2011-10-12 3 16.4 (3rd) 18.7 (3rd)
2011-10-13 4 18.8 (2nd) 22.6 (1st)
2011-10-19 5 17.7 (3rd) 20.6 (1st)
2011-10-20 6 18.3 (3rd) 20.8 (2nd)
2011-10-26 7 17.9 (3rd) 21.0 (2nd)
2011-10-27 8 18.3 (3rd) 20.5 (2nd)
2011-11-02 9 17.3 (3rd) 19.2 (2nd)
2011-11-03 10 18.5 (3rd) 20.7 (2nd)
2011-11-09 11 17.9 (3rd) 20.3 (2nd)
2011-11-10 12 18.9 (1st) 20.9 (1st)
2011-11-16 13 18.7 (2nd) 21.4 (2nd)
2011-11-17 14 19.0 (3rd) 21.6 (2nd)
2011-11-23 15 17.8 (3rd) 20.6 (1st)
2011-11-24 16 19.9 (2nd) 21.9 (1st)
2011-11-30 17 18.8 (3rd) 20.7 (1st)
2011-12-01 18 18.6 (3rd) 21.4 (1st)
2011-12-07 19 20.1 (2nd) 23.1 (1st)
2011-12-08 20 20.2 (2nd) 23.5 (1st)
2011-12-14 21 19.7 (2nd) 22.3 (1st)
2011-12-15 22 19.3 (3rd) 22.1 (2nd)
2011-12-21 23 19.7 (3rd) 22.5 (1st)
2011-12-22 24 23.6 (1st) 27.5 (1st)

Source: TNmS Media Korea

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Trailer I & Trailer II & Trailer III

Preview (8 Minutes)

OST – here or here

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80 Responses to “Deep Rooted Tree”

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  1. 76
    jeffery Says:

    im not really keen of watching period drama…prefer comedy-romance drama…so, not gonna watch dis

  2. 77
    ♪♫ Sayahomis ♫♪ Says:

    Ah,hyuka! u Are the best in dramas and all of cinema.
    wherever u exist,its the edge of art! Really.its the fact.
    Olmana Chova!

  3. 78
    CH Says:

    good drama!

  4. 79
    Cosmas Tango Says:

    I realy like it

  5. 80
    carpe diem Says:

    Please help me!! May I know the whole OST of this drama especially from “Various Artist”, the instrumental one. It is so beautiful to listen.

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