The Fruit Garden that covers a total land area of about 100mu (1 mu equivalent to 666 sq m) is located in the west expo site of Beijing Expo 2019. It is designed to comprise four parts: fruit forest landscape, fruit art development, traditional culture, and LOHAS experience, showcasing more than 100 fruit tree varieties in 10 categories.
Based on the development of the fruit industry, Fruit Garden links up a number of themed orchards and venues, demonstrating advanced fruit cultivation techniques, many new quality varieties, modern fruit industry development as well as a long cultivation history of Chinese fruit trees.
The traditional Chinese health-preserving culture advocates benefiting the liver and regulating vital energy in the spring. Blooming Spring Zone mainly shows ornamental fruit trees beneficial to the liver, such as peach trees and plum trees.
Everything grows robustly in summer, and the hot weather is suitable for nourishing the heart. Fruity Summer Zone gathers fruit tree varieties beneficial to the heart, chiefly apricots and cherries. At the same time, there is a pergola frame, which provides visitors with a cool fruity space for visitors, and combines wall-mounted fruit tree gardening skills. Due to summer heat and dampness, it is a time for nourishing the spleen and preventing moisture. Luscious Summer Zone mainly collects and shows the sweet fruit trees beneficial for the spleen, mainly apple, date and persimmon.
In the autumn with the dry air, it is a time for nourishing the lungs. Nourishing Autumn Zone mainly collects fruit tree varieties with the effect of promoting the secretion of saliva and moistening the lungs, such as pear trees. The Fruit Garden, characterized by water features, combines a variety of fun interactive devices with fruit tree gardening skills to provide ample space for children’s activities.
In the cold winter, it is a time for nourishing the kidney and calming nerves. Enriched Winter Zone mainly collects and shows ornamental fruit trees beneficial for the kidneys, such as chestnuts and grapes. The vineyards are mainly planted in the form of frame and corridor. Grape trellis in different shapes is combined with the rest area at the garden.