Kórnik Arboretum

Local nameArboretum Kórnickie
LocationKórnik, Poland

The Kórnik Arboretum in Kórnik, in western Poland, is the largest and oldest arboretum in Poland and fourth largest arboretum in Europe, with over 3300 taxa of trees and shrubs. It was established in the early 19th century around the historical Kórnik Castle by its owner, Count Tytus Działyński, later enriched with new species and varieties by his heirs, his son Jan Kanty Działyński and grandson Władysław Zamoyski.The arboretum covers over 40 hectares and is famous for rich collections of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, conifers, lilacs, apple trees, cherries, meadowsweets, honeysuckles, poplars, birches, and other woody species from all over the world. Old specimens of native and alien trees and shrubs can be seen there, such as lindens, beeches, oaks, maidenhair trees, arborvitaes, spruces, and firs.

The Institute of Dendrology of the Polish Academy of Sciences is located within the arboretum.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kórnik_Arboretum

Official Website http://www.idpan.poznan.pl/

Phone +48 613 072 423

Coordinates 52°14'31.856" N 17°5'35.767" E

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