You'll see trees like this as you travel around Kyrgyzstan. They can mark the site of a spring or another natural feature, or possibly where someone was killed in an accident (in the same way you'd see a cross next to a highway in the US), or they can be there for no immediately apparent reason unless you're with someone who knows about it.
I don't know that "votive tree" is the best word for them, but I don't know what they are called in Kyrgyz or any other Turkic language.
This site has an interesting listing of sacred sites in Kyrgyzstan.
A couple of months after I came here the first time, I wrote this: "It seems to me that the 5 Pillars
of Islam (declaration of faith, prayer, fasting, almsgiving, and
pilgrimage to Mecca) are largely unnoticeable, but the older,
shamanistic practices have remained." I still mostly think that's true, but I think part of why that is true is that outward expression of standard Islam isn't common and sometimes is unacceptable here for a wide variety of reasons, but outward expression of older traditions that Kyrgyz Muslims do, but not Arab Muslims, is acceptable.
Anyway, I love to see trees like this.