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2018 Natural History Collections Day
Join us on the 17th November 2018 for the 2018 Natural History Collections Day
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Geneva's biological corridors
Geneva's biological corridors,
the stars of this weeks' Botanical Variations
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Namoroka Maze Madagascar Documentary
Follow our scientists on a field trip to Madagascar ! Watch the documentary broadcasted on Arte.
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Politique de gestion des collections vivantes
Living collections management policy 2018
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Index Seminum 2018
Index Seminum 2018
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Catalogue des collections vivantes
Living collections index
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Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève


Welcome → Botanical Garden → The Collections → The Arboretum
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The Garden Collections

The Alpine Garden
The Animal Park
The Arboretum
The Garden of the Herbaria
The Garden of smell and touch
The Greenhouses
The Historic Rose Garden
The Path of Evolution
The Perennial Collection
The Ruderal Zone
The Ethnobotanical Gardens
The Seasonal Flower Beds
The Shrub Collection in Pots

The limited area of the garden does not allow for the full growth of large trees. Nevertheless, it is these large trees that ones remarks upon when entering the gate for the first time. For example:

Five Platanus hispanica (Spanish Plane-trees) aged about 280 years old, form an alley in front of the Winter garden. Several Quercus (Oaks), that are more than 300 years old, used to border the old Roman road. Also, Metasequoia glyptostroboides a "living fossil" can be seen. (Comparable to the Coelacanth fish, this conifer with deciduous leaves was first discovered in a fossil form.)