Of fairy grove in Sochi Walk

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Yew-tree grove in Sochi - a kind of living museum store relict vegetation, stay here almost unchanged from prehistoric times more (about 30 million years ago) ...

Of fairy grove in Sochi Walk

The monument of the ancient nature is located on the eastern slope of Mount Akhun 2.5 km from the Black Sea coast in the district of Khost.

Of fairy grove in Sochi Walk

is declared a conservation area in 1931. Its 302 hectares. Incidentally, the Yew-tree grove - part of the Caucasus Nature Reserve and Sochi National Park.

Of fairy grove in Sochi Walk

Landmarks groves are yew trees (conifer cones instead of giving shishkoyagody, because of the color of wood is also called red tree) and evergreen trees Colchis boxwood, which drowns in water.

Of fairy grove in Sochi Walk

In the strength of boxwood is also called ironwood.

Of fairy grove in Sochi Walk

At the beginning of the XX century boxwood in Sochi ruthlessly cut down and exported to Turkey and other countries.

Of fairy grove in Sochi Walk

boxwood grows slowly, and to restore it required decades. The largest specimens of yew have a height of 30 meters and up to the age of two thousand years.

Of fairy grove in Sochi Walk

A total of yew-boxwood grove grows more than 200 species of plants from 60 families. First of all this, along with yew and boxwood, such tree species as beech, oak, lime, hornbeam, maple, laurel bushes, holly, staphylea colchica, Rhododendron luteum, mock orange, hazel.

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