On the territory of the garden 0.7 hectare areas is occupied by Mexican department. Mexico is a mountainous country, with complex relief, being distinguished with interchange of the deserts and humid subtropical forests. It is located in south-western part of Northern American continent. Though, Mexican climate conditions are not alien to Batumi seaside, though it is radically different with the climate characteristic to dry plateau.
According to the data of inventory in 2014, phyto-geographic department of Mexican registers 38 species of 23 sub-families. From which 7 species are included in the list of the species at the edge of extinction of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), i.e. Abies religiosa, Cupressus lusitanica, Cupressus guadalupensis, Pinus Montezumae, Pinus oocarpa, Pinus patula, Taxodium mucronatum.
Mexican Stone Garden
Collection of the dry plateaus of Mexico, deserts and semi-deserts represented in the form of succulents cultivated on the elevated plains of the Southern Slope represents a real beauty of phyto-geographic department of Mexico.
Accenting location of agave, yucca, cereus and prickly pears are defined and protected on the succulents’ hillocks. Combination of stones, sandy stones and shells represent an essential attribute of this garden.
Alcoholic drink “Pulque” produced from flower stem and leaves of agave in the Central America, whereas cable road rope is produced from its leaves.
13 species of 7 sub-families of 4 plant families are registered on the succulents’ hillocks, in particular Agave americana, Agave americana v. variegata, Yucca gloriosaYucca aloifolia, Yucca elephantipes, Beshorneria yuccoides, Cereus peruvianus, Opuntia ficus-indica, Dasylirion wheelerii and other species forming rare and attractive expositions.