Botanischer Garten für Arznei- und Gewürzpflanzen Oberholz

The Botanischer Garten für Arznei- und Gewürzpflanzen Oberholz (2 hectares), or less formally the Botanischer Garten Oberholz, is a botanical garden specializing in medical plants and spices. It is located at Störmthaler Weg 2 in Oberholz, a small suburb southeast of Großpösna, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, and open daily in the warmer months; admission is free.
The garden was established in 1936 as an adjunct to Leipzig Botanical Garden to provide pharmacists with a practical knowledge of medicinal and aromatic plants. It was revived in 1945, after World War II, by the initiative of a vocational teacher, and from 1948-2003 was maintained by the city of Leipzig as a municipal botanical garden. Since 2003 it has been maintained by the Association for Vocational Promotion of Women in Saxony. Today the garden contains over 400 species, and is cultivated as a teaching and display garden.
See also[edit]

Leipzig Botanical Garden
List of botanical gardens in Germany

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Botanischer Garten für Arznei- und Gewürzpflanzen Oberholz
Garden map
BGCI entry

Coordinates: 51°15′25.9194″N 12°28′14.52″E / 51.257199833°N 12.4707000°E / 51.257199833; 12.4707000

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