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Visit the arboretum of the Trees of the World at Huelgoat

Visit the arboretum of the Trees of the World at Huelgoat

Once upon a time, in the heart of Brittany, overlooking the Arrée mountains, an arboretum dedicated to the discovery of the trees of the world. Rich with 3,600 species from 4 continents, this 20 hectare site takes visitors on a world tour, discovering the vegetation of the Australian bush, Chilean flora, species from the southern regions of South America passing through those of the Himalayan valleys and the forests of Europe. On the sidelines of this geographic visit, everyone will be able to explore plant families: collections of maple trees, oaks, willows, viburnums, botanical roses, apple trees of old varieties, heather plants ... Plants with origins geographic near or far that can be found at the end of the visit, to the delight of enthusiasts and amateurs, in the arboretum nursery.

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop Hydrangeas - better known under the name of hydrangeas - are in themselves a symbol of Brittany. They adorn beautifully the aisles which they brighten up with their balls of generous and colorful flowers.

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop What better season than autumn to explore trees?

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop To discover among the collection of botanical roses: the flowering of Rosa moyesii Sealing wax, a rose native to western China.

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop Walk in the heart of the orchard planted with high-stem fruit trees which each take advantage of sufficient space to stretch their long branches and present their fruits to the rays of the sun.

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop The favorites that occurred during the visit can find something to be satisfied here! the nursery indeed offers an assortment of collectible plants discovered on the course. Staphylea colchica, Viburnum plicatum grandiflora, Hydrangea seemanii, Phytolacca acinosa, Vestia foetidia, Euphorbia mellifera hybrid… so many varieties and much more that will delight collectors and amateurs!

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop This space dedicated to the flora of Oceania is home to 24 species of eucalyptus from the Australian bush, as well as speedwells and Hoherias.

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop Like a forest in the forest, with this blanket of ferns that populate the undergrowth.

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop The Maison de l'Arbre offers books and exhibitions to go further in the discovery of species, as well as sweets - including the essential Breton pancakes - very useful for restoring strength at the end of the visit!

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop A large pond inhabits the wetland of the arboretum.

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum of the Poërop Buddha is known to have meditated under trees. You will not be told at the Arboretum of the Trees of the World…

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop Direction Oceania and more particularly New Zealand with this Hoheria lyalii whose branches overlap in summer with a remarkable white flowering.

The Arboretum of the Trees of the World in Huelgoat


Arboretum du Poërop Typical scene of Huelgoat with its humid valley bottoms populated by chubby and mossy rocks!