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Prince Charles visits Kew Gardens to plant 'knowledge tree'

PUBLISHED: 21:49 09 April 2010 | UPDATED: 17:01 20 February 2013

Photo: RBG Kew

Photo: RBG Kew

Visitors to Kew Gardens today may have spotted Prince Charles helping open the Richmond attraction's Qur'anic Garden exhibition with Qatar's first lady, Sheikha Mozah

Visitors to Kew Gardens today may have spotted Prince Charles helping open the Richmond attractions Qur'anic Garden exhibition with Qatar's first lady, Sheikha Mozah.


During the visit the pair planted a symbolic sidra tree as they marked plans for the sharing of knowledge between Kew Gardens and the Qatar Foundation.


The Quranic Garden, which is made up of all the plant species mentioned in the Quran, includes holy plants, such as fig, olive and pomegranate and is open to the public now.



  • The Quranic Garden at Kew Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB (0208 332 5655)



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