Birmingham Botanical Gardens - Sycamore
Posted by: Galleda
N 33° 29.439 W 086° 46.579
16S E 520779 N 3705704
Quick Description: Sycamore (platanus occidentalis) planted Arbor Week, 1976, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Alabama
Is a First Generation Moon Tree!
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 1/6/2008 8:29:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM2XN3
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a 67.5 acre (273,000 m²) botanical garden located inside of Lane Park at the southern foot of Red Mountain in Birmingham, Alabama. It is home to some 3,000 different types of plants in 20 different gardens that includes a Japanese garden. With more than 300,000 annual visitors, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama's top free-admittance attraction.
The gardens includes a garden center that has a library, auditorium, Linn-Henley Lecture Hall, Blount Education Center, Gerlach Plant Information Center, Alabama Cooperative Extension System office, Arrington Children’s Plant Adventure Zone, and a restaurant named "Cafe' de France".
This is a List of Gardens
Dunn Formal Rose Garden
Ireland Old-Fashioned Rose Garden
Crape Myrtle Garden Conservatory
Thompson Enthusiast Garden
Bruno Vegetable Garden
Hess Camellia Garden
Kaul Wildflower Garden
Curry Rhododendron Garden
Little Ones’ Memory Garden*
Curry Rhododendron Species Garden
Jemison Lily Garden
Ireland Iris Garden
The Southern Living Garden
Barber Alabama Woodlands
Type of Tree: Sycamore
Subsequent visits (with photos) are encouraged, and should be listed as a 'log'.