Dec 7, 2013

Bonsai Garden at Lalbagh

October 14, 2013
Japanese style gateway to Bonsai Garden
At the garden is an interesting collection of 70+ plants... lets call them trees, their ages varying from 15 to 70 years. These pictures were shot by my niece.
ficus benjamina | 20 years
araucaria cookii | 25 years
ficus aastica veriegat | 15 years
ficus benghalensis | 30 years
barringtonia asiatica | 50 years

aleurites fordii | 50 years
polyalthia longifolia (false ashoka) | 15 years
casurina equisetifolia | 60 years
jacquinia aculeata | 35 years
ficus infectoria | 35 years
pithecolobium dulc | 30 years
bombax ceiba | 70 years
ficus nutens | 35 years
bambusa vulgaris | 20 years
bamboo
ficus benjamina | 30 years
ficus religios | 30 years
psidium guajava | 25 years
acacia ferrugineo banni | 50 years
And here's a tribute to all life forms- a hand-made obelisk depicting various organisms, from the smallest to the largest.
Evolution Obelisk
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3 comments:

Mala Kulkarni said...

very intersting.....durga has capturered them beautifully.

siddeshwar said...

:)
anyone visiting Lalbagh must see these little trees.

dimpy roy said...

Nice collection of pictures. Thanks for sharing. Known for India's largest collection of tropical plants, Lalbagh Botanical Gardens offer a plethora of fauna of varied variety. Check out timings, entry fee, best time to visit, all details of Lal Bagh Botanical Garden also.