The oldest palm tree in Europe bloomed in Kiev botanical garden



Palm tree Livistona australis originates from Australia and maintains a genetically incorporated rhythm of development - it blooms precisely when a hot summer begins in its homeland.

"The Kiev palm of Liviston is an adornment of the collection of subtropical plants, has the status of a national treasure. It reaches 28 meters in height, and it was for her in the 70s of the last century that the greenhouse was reconstructed (height increased to 35 meters). The new conditions were so favorable that in 1979 the palm tree blossomed for the first time, "the report said.
You can admire the 41st flowering palm tree during excursions to the Botanical Garden. Fomina until the end of January - beginning of February.

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