March 30, 2023

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India has the largest tulip garden in Asia

About 1.5 million bulbs of 68 varieties of tulips from the Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam, Netherlands were brought in for this 30-hectare plot in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.

It is situated at the foothills of the Jabarwan range, built on a storied sloping ground overlooking the Dal Lake.

“Preparations for horticulture, engineering, fungicide treatment, nutrient spraying and minor repairs are being carried out before the dust fair,” facility manager Inam-ul-Rahman told the Press Agency. Trust of India.

The garden was opened in 2007 with the aim of promoting floriculture and tourism in the Kashmir valley, and apart from tulips, there are 46 varieties of other plants like hyacinths, daffodils and buttercups, which are herbaceous perennials with yellow or white flowers. Annuals and other biennials brought from the Netherlands.

The Tulip Festival is an annual spring event organized by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir aimed at boosting tourism.


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