including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees
season in Nuwara Eliya thousands of visitors come to see the blooms here.
The garden is famous for number of
species of Orchids and Roses are planted there.
is for the conservation of dwindling trees and shrubs in the dry zone,
promotion of tourism and providing botanical
knowledge to the younger generation.
which sustains the existence of various wet zone plants.
botanical gardens in Sri Lanka.
It has a tropical low-country climate.
The total area of the botanical garden is about 15 ha (37 acres)
about 15 miles away from Kurunegala.
number of medicinal plants. The garden is 52 acres in extent.
About half of the land is occupied by a coconut cultivation.
The medicinal plants grown are mostly arboreal.
Welcome to the Department of National Botanic Gardens Sri Lanka
Witness the mesmerizing beauty of beauty of flora ana fauna in this magical island called Sri Lanka. Being a tropical country, Sri Lanka is home to thousands of indigenous plants they are being preserved in various gardens across the island. Peradeniya royal botanical garden is such a garden with a long history dating back to the 19th century. We welcome you to have a digital journey through this magnificent paradise.
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Medicinal Plant Garden
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Department of National Botanic Gardens was the first institution to…Read More
National Herbarium is the major national institution responsible for authentication…Read More
The Foliage Section
The foliage Section of the Department of National Botanic Gardens…Read More
Post harvest handling of all floriculture products plays a vital…Read More
The Anthurium Section
The Anthurium section is another valuable part of the Department…Read More
The Orchid Section
The orchid section was originally established in 1950’s to maintain…Read More
Producing new plants and flowers as well as introducing them…Read More
Pest and Disease Management
Pest and diseases management is an important aspect of the…Read More