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UNMCK

Designated by UN, the UNMCK is the only holy ground of it’s a 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
  • Azalea
  • Azaleas
  • Bamboo
  • Box-leaved holly
  • Boxwood
  • Camellia
  • Camellia
  • Chamaecyparis
  • Cherry
  • Chinese arbor-vitae
  • Chinese holly
  • Donarium cherry
  • Flower sebold 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.