35th Tree Appreciation Walk on 24th Fenruary at Sagar Upvan:
Sagar Upvan is the place to be on 24th February for our Tree Appreciation Walk………It is one of the most well-kept garden of Mumbai with some very interesting species of trees such as Kala Palash (Ougeinia oojeinensis), Black Pearl tree (Harpullia zanquebarica), Branching Palm (Hyphaene dichotoma), Cher (Erinocarpus nimmonii), Chamoli (Bauhinia foveolata) found there..……….but hidden among these tall stalwarts trees in the garden….there is a small & a very intrigue world of Euphorbia & Agave thriving and eager to be introduced………Euphorbia antiquorum, Euphorbia viquieri, Euphorbia ligularia, Euphorbia milli, Alluaudia procera and many more. Yellow Silk Cotton & Red Silk cotton trees are profusely flowering and its sight to behold.
We invite you all to join us for our Tree Appreciation Walk at Sagar Upvan on 24thFebruary.
The 35th Tree Appreciation walk is on 24th February,13
Time: 7.30 am
Venue: Sagar Upvan, (Mumbai Port Trust Garden) near BEST Depot, Sassoon Docks, Colaba.
Meeting Point: Ticket Window (Please buy your own tickets Entry Fee Rs 2]
Duration of walk: 2 hours
Sagar Upvan commonly called BPT Garden is a 5 hacter botanical garden behind the Sassoon Dock area of Colaba. It is divided into sections of bamboos, figs, mangrove associates, flowering trees… and has more than 200species of plants on this reclaimed land. There is even a small glass house. 40 species of birds are noted. Aquatic bird’s species are attracted to adjacent water- front. Barn Owls and bats are sighted at dusk.
An in-house sewage treatment plant meets the garden’s water requirement.
We will be sending the list of the trees which we are planning to show in a day or two.
Please go through Shubhada, Dinesh and travelpod websites for photographs of Sagar Upvan
Hope to see you all,
35th Tree Appreciation Walk at Sagar Upvan, Mumbai on 24th Feb,13: As promised we are attaching the List of the Trees of Sagar Upvan which we are planning to show you all during our Walk in the Garden.