Jindai Botanical Garden Plant Diversity Center, Chofu

#4 of 6 in Museums in Chofu
Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Garden
The Jindai Botanical Garden is at the edge of the Musashino plateau just above Jindaiji Temple in Chōfu, Tokyo, Japan. It extends across 425,433 square meters, and each of its thirty areas features varieties of one kind of plant. Displays of ume, cherries, azalea, dogwood, peonies, roses, wisteria or other can be seen every month. In front of the temple below there is also a wetland annex for aquatic plants, where irises are cultivated.The garden has 100,000 trees and shrubs representing approximately 4,500 varieties, each with an identifying label. The park has a plant protection program to preserve endangered Japanese species and exhibitions and activities related to gardening for the benefit of local citizens. Just outside the rear gate there is an area where some plants are sold.The site of Jindai Botanical Garden was once part of a medieval fortress said to date from 1537. Later it was a nursery that supplied trees for Tokyo's streets. After the war it was opened to the public as Jindai ryokuchi and in 1961 it was given its current name as it became the first botanical garden in Tokyo.
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  • Park rather than experience-based plant encyclopedia. You can learn more about plants are casually natural park planted with trees and grass with commentary. From unique plants like handkerchief tree up zelkova themed plants of various kinds and enjoy. There is grass.
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  • It is none of no other metropolitan park and type in Chofu-City Park. Productive variety of seasonal plants, taking a walk, and one day it is long. Among them I love the rose 🌹 and cherry 🌸. Is a respite in a stressful society, and plants in addition to birds, insects, etc. still remain natural heart ✨ 🆕 ✨ greenhouse opened and divided into four zones Tropical plants, Begonias, water lilies and succulent plants and each hand is crowded and surprised at how many types of 👀!! is the place. I'd dominates the large "Liriodendron tulipifera" next to the peach tree zone. This tree must watch every time is like. Blooming flowers in the spring, poplar and little prone magnificent comprehensible at a glance and easy to say enough is please try coming first.
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