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  • 1. Poland
    August 2010
    The Bolestraszyce Arboretum
    This project has been funded with support from the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein."
    Project number: 2009-1-PL1-GRU06-05112
    Photos by Sebastià GuillemPower point design by Antoni Vilaret
  • 3. Arboretum Bolestraszyce37-700 Przemysl, skr. Poczt. 471, Polandwww.bolestraszyce.com
    The area of the Arboretum amounts to 305.57 ha while its species and varieties is about 4000
  • 4. The Bolestraszyce Arboretum is situaded 7 km north-east from Przemysl and it belong to the gems of natural and cultural heritage of the Malopolska region
    The Arboretum covers 22.58 ha, including 0.89 ha of the ponds, on the lower terrace three ponds are situaded
  • 5. Aged trees, being a remainder of the old castle gardens, are a very picturesque feature among new plainting, consisting of the species of foreign origin, as well of native specimens
  • 6. The present graden layout was probably determined at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries. In 1975 was renovated. Today the Arboretum operates as a cultural institution under the authority of the Marshal’s Office of the Podkarpackie Voivodeship
    The biggest pond contains many aquatic plants like water lily
  • 7. In the Arboretum you can see the natural forest
    communities, composed of beech(Fagus), fir (Abies),
    horn beam(Carpinus) and so on. The main task is active
    protection of the flora and the conservation of its diversity
    In this picture you can see the bald cypress (taxodium distichum)another typical tree ofthe Arboretum
  • 8. The visit let the learners get new knowledges and skills connected with the vegetation and the flora
  • 9. Hydrangea paniculataPinky Winky has an unusual name, and an even more unusual flower. The large white panicles open in mid to late summer, and as summer turns to fall the florets at the base of the panicles turn pink. The flower panicles continue to grow, producing new white florets at the tip.
  • 10. Lavandula angustifolia
    Common lavender, native to the western Mediterranean region, primarily in the Pyrenees and other mountains in northern Spain
  • 11. Taxus x media
    You can see this tree on the roadside, the biggest yews in the whole Arboretum, being the first trees planted in the Arboretum
  • 12. Corylus avellana
    The Common Hazel It is an important component of the hedgerows that were the traditional field boundaries in lowland England. The wood was traditionally grown as coppice, the poles cut being used for wattle-and-daub building and agricultural fencing.
  • 13. Chaenomeles is a genus of three species of deciduous spiny shrubs. Chaenomeles x superba is the commonest hybrid has been bred in the gardens
    Chaenomeles x superba
  • 14. Stachys byzantina
    Lamb's Ear is a species native to Turkey, Armenia, and Iran. It is cultivated over much of the temperate world as an ornamental plant, and is naturalised in some locations as an escape from gardens
  • 15. Gunnera manicata
    A gunnera of considerable size is situated on the shore of the pond. It is from South-America
  • 16. Carlina acaulis
    Stemless carline thistle
    The common names are descriptive of the manner that its flower head rests directly upon a basal leaf rosette.
  • 17. Potentilla fruticosa
    Native to the cool temperate to subarctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere, often growing at high altitudes in mountains.
  • 18. The water caltrop is one of the rarest plants in Poland that you can see in the ponds of Arboretum
    Trapa natans
    Water caltrop
  • 19. Nuphar lutea
    In the ponds there are many varieties of water lilies besides the water caltrop and algae
  • 20. Sedum spectabile
    Showy stonecrop
    It is a herbaceous plant with alternate, simple leaves, on succuulent stems. The flowers are pink, borne in fall.
  • 21. Veronica spicata
    Spiked Speedwell
    Cultivated varieties include blue ('Royal Candles'), red ('Red Fox') and white ('Noah Williams'
  • 22. Mentha x peperita
    Next to the entrance you can observe a collection of aromatic plants
  • 23. Levisticum officinale
    the leaves and seeds or fruit of which are used to flavor food, especially in South European cuisine
  • 24. It is native to northwestern China and Japan. It is widely used as an ornamental plant, and many named varieties are in cultivation.
    Buddleja davidi
    Summer lilac
  • 25. Nymphaea
    In the ponds you can observe a multi-coloured collection of water lily
  • 26. Erica vagans
    In the heather collection you can see this shrub
  • 27. Picea abies Common spruce
    At the edge of the old garden you can find this tree
  • 28. Potentilla fruticosa
    Bush cinquefoil
    Next to the pergola of the Arboretum you can see this bush
  • 29. Aesculus hippocastanum
    There is a sizeable common horse chestnuts
  • 30. Eonymus europaeus
    Spindle tree
    The fruit is poisonous, containing amongst other substances, the alkaloids theobromine and caffeine
  • 31. Pinus silvestris
    In the castle-spot you find several species of pines, like the Scoth pine.
  • 32. Acer campestre
    Hedge maple
    The hedge maple is situated on the lane-fork of the garden
  • 33. Quercus macranthera
    Caucasian oak
    It’s occasionally grown as an ornamental tree in Europe growing to 30 meters tall
  • 34. There is an eighty years old cornellian cherry. Probably it was brought from Podole by the Zajaczkowski family, the last owners of Bolestraszyce
    Cornus mas
    European cornel
  • 35. Staphylea pinnata
    On the escarpment, aside of the line of yews you can find the European bladdernut
  • 36. Fraxinus excelsior
    European ash
    This tree formerly grew on the fork of tracks leading to the forts
    Project number: 2009-1-PL1-GRU06-05112