The Batumi Botanical Garden occupies 108.7 ha area, 1km along the Black Sea.The florist richness of the garden is incorporated in 9 phyto-geographic departments: East Asian, Himalayan, Australian, New Zealand, North American, Mexican, South American, European and Transcaucasian.Three parks: Lower Park, Upper Park and Seaside Park.
The garden is distinguished by centuries-long parks, unique collections of subtropical flora, as well as succulents, palms, roses, camellias, citrus, bamboos, magnolias, Cypruses, pine-trees, nuts, persimmon and maple tree collections. Visitors’ attention is attracted by 125-year-old large-flowering magnolias counting 125 years, eldest evergreen Sequoias, fragrant Osmanthus, secret Japanese gardens, romantic, cozy landscapes and panoramic views.
Spreading agricultural and biological knowledge
The garden collection is comprised of up to 1900 taxonomic units, with 90 of Caucasian origin. The garden serves as a significant center for spreading agricultural and biological knowledge. It has established relationship with the Botanical Gardens of more than 140 countries, Universities and other scientific-research institutions in the form of signing the Memoranda of Cooperation.
Since 1998 Batumi Botanical Garden became a member of the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), being of significant value in view of mutual cooperation, sharing of scientific information and working on the joint strategy of the Botanical Gardens. The Botanical Garden is distinguished by its scientific library, herbarium, and seed foundation.