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UNMCK

Designated by the UN, the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea is the only holy ground of its kind in the world.

Nature in the UNMCK

Various plants and animals define 4 seasons of the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea. (The area is approximately 33 acres.)

Flora and Fauna

  • Fauna : 12 Ducks are raised. Pheasants and Magpies also live at the UNMCK.
  • Flora : A total of 15,650 trees of 66 species and seasonal flowers are planted.
Seasonal Flowers
  • Spring : Pansy, Pot Marigold, Dianthus, Primula
  • Summer : Verbena, Balsam, Zinnia, Rudbeckia, Petunia, Begonia
  • Fall : Salvia, African Marigold, Petunia, Verbena, Begonia
Trees present at the UNMCK are followed
  • Aliena
  • Apricot tree
  • Azalea
  • Azaleas
  • Bamboo
  • Box-leaved holly
  • Boxwood
  • Camellia
  • Camellia
  • Chamaecyparis
  • Cherry
  • Chinese arbor-vitae
  • Chinese holly
  • Donarium cherry
  • Flower siebold’s crab
  • Flowering quince
  • For willow
  • Fortune-palm
  • Ginkgo
  • Grape myrtle
  • Himalaya cedar
  • Horse chestnut
  • Hudrangea
  • Hyun poplar
  • Japanese apricot
  • Japanese aralia
  • Japanese elm
  • Japanese privet
  • Japanese wisteria
  • Japanese yew
  • Juniper
  • Kaizuka juniper
  • Korean box tree
  • Korean dogwood
  • Laurel tree
  • Lily magnolia
  • Magnolia
  • Maple
  • Nandina
  • Oriental white oak
  • Osmanthus fragrans
  • Pagoda tree
  • Paulownia
  • Peach
  • Phyllostachys nigra
  • Pine
  • Pinus densiflora
  • Pinus thunbergii
  • Pittosporum tobira
  • Platanus
  • Plum tree
  • Pomegranate
  • Privet
  • Prunus mume sieb
  • Quince trees
  • Rigida pine
  • Rosa banksiae
  • Rose
  • Rose-of-Sharon
  • Rounded juniper
  • Royal azalea
  • Sasa
  • Shipbuilding juniper
  • Siebold crab
  • Silk cedar
  • Silk tree
  • Smile rosebay
  • Spindle tree
  • Taxus cuspidata
  • The silver magnolia
  • Tulip tree
  • Weigela
  • Willow
  • Zelkova serrata

Gardening

  • Kaizuka Juniper : November to February
  • Pine : February to October
  • Azalea : July
  • Globose Juniper : August
  • Spindle Tree : May, September
  • Rose-of-Sharon : July to October
  • Rose : September (for full blossom on October 24), December
  • Mowing : April to October
  • Osmanthus Heterophylla : September

Pond I & II

  • Pond I : fish, turtles, and ducks
  • Pond II : swampy pond with reeds

Dedicate flowers

Flowers dedication

We are delivering
your precious heart.