Ammatour, Shouf

AFDC - Ammatour Tree Nursery

One of the largest AFDC nurseries. Established in Amatour (Shouf District) in 2009.

The nursery has a production capacity of more than 300,000 seedlings.

Two main species are grown here:

- Pinus pinea (stone Pine)

- Ceratonia siliqua (Carob)

 

In addition, more species are grown including:

- Alnus orientalis (Oriental Alder)

- Quercus calliprinos (Kermes Oak)

- Cedrus libani (Cedar Oak)

- Castanea sativa (Sweet Chestnut)

- Laurus nobilis (Laurel)

- Platanus orientalis (Oriental plane)

 

And many medicinal & aromatic plants such as:

- Myrtus communis (Common Myrtle)

- Thymbra spicata (Spiked Thymbra)

- Origanum syriacum (Syrian Marjoram)

- Salvia fruticosa (Lebanon shrubby Sage)

 

Ammatour, Shouf District, Lebanon

AFDC Tel/Fax: +961 1 89 84 75 - 6