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The first Rhododendrarium in Norway

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Hidden : 7/8/2006
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På dette stedet finner du Norges første Rhododendrarium. Rhododendron trives i sur myrjord i et mildt og fuktig klima. Bergen er derfor den byen i Norge som har de beste klimatiske forutsetningene for dyrking av Rhododendron. De artene som passer best på våre kanter, Bergen2kommer fra 3500 til 4000 meters høyde i Himalaya.

Anlegget inneholder 800 eksemplarer av 87 forskjellige arter og hybrider. Plantene varierer i størrelse fra 15 cm til 5 meter ferdig utvokst. Her finner du nesten alle fargevarianter og mange forskjellige blad- og vekstformer.

Blomstringen starter i januar og varer til ut i juni for de seneste artene.

Turboksen er plassert ca. 2 meter over bakken. Ta med deg blyant.

At this place, you will find the first Rhododendrarium in Norway. Rhododendron likes to grow in bog soil in a mild and moist climate. For that reason, Bergen has the best conditions to grow this beautiful bush.  The species most suitable in our part usually grows in Himalaya at a altitude of 3500 to 4000 metres.
In the park you will find 800 sample of 87 species and hybrids.  The plants vary in size from 15 cm to 5 metres. You will find almost every colour variation and many different leaf and growth shapes.

The bloom begin in January and lasts until June for the latest species.

The cache is placed 2 metres above ground level. Please bring your own pencil.

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