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Shing Mun Arboretum

Shing Mum Arboretum

[Shing Mum Arboretum ]

The Shing Mun Arboretum occupies a total area of 4 hectares of abandoned terraced fields. Tree planting began in the early 1970s. To date, the Arboretum has a total collection of some 300 species, most of which are indigenous to Hong Kong or South China. The Arboretum, which preserves specimens of various plant species including the rare and endangered plants of Hong Kong, plays a significant role in flora conservation.

[Shing Mum Arboretum ]
Camellias of Hong Kong
The Arboretum also displays plant specimens of a wide variety of interesting collections. They include a collection of of bamboos, protected plant species, plants named after Botanists, plants first discovered in Hong Kong and Camellias found in Hong Kong Countryside, etc. The Arboretum indeed provides an excellent place for learning plants in the countryside.
[Shing Mum Arboretum ]
Climbing Plant
[Shing Mum Arboretum ]
  • [Shing Mum Arboretum ]
    The Bamboo Garden
    Visitors can reach the Arboretum after an hour of pleasant walk from the Shing Mun Country Park Visitor Centre.

  • Shing Mun Arboretum Leaflet [PDF]
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Last Review Date : 14 February 2018