Usefulness and services of the tree :
Features and characters of the individual
This tree is part of the Arboretum tree collection at the Massart Experimental Botanical Garden, which deals with rare exotic species, as well as trees from closer to home. The tree grows at the edge of the flower bed, dedicated to medicinal and aromatic plants. It has nothing to be jealous of. Birches, the trees of wisdom, have long been of service to humans. The Massart garden workers know this and take care of it, paying particular attention to its needs. They placed the plot very close to it – on stilts – so as not to crush its creeping roots. Let’s hope the new generation of gardeners and managers respect it too.