HISTORY

In Stretches 4 and 5 the arboreal vegetation is mainly represented by the Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) and pine (Pinus pinea), cork oak (Quercus suber), oak (Quercus robur), cypress (Cupressus empervirens), strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo) , carob (Ceratonia siliqua) and olive (Olea europaea), and typically riparian vegetation such as poplar (Populus alba), willow (Salix babylonica), tamarisk (Tamarix canariensis) and oleander (Nerium oleander).

In Stretch 5 predominates a rugby pitch and other one for training, also used for touch rugby.

On the Stretches 4 and 5 is located the URBAN FOREST PARK which brings together a broad representation of some of the most common trees and shrubs in Valencia, allowing visitors to walk among typical species of forest, riparian and agricultural vegetation from Valencian lands, although the forest one occupies the largest area of ​​this park. Its design does not follow the layout of a conventional garden, but rather that of a small urban forest.

Río Turia. Tramos 4, 5, 6

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In Stretch 6 the trees planted on the occasion of the Citizens Campaigns for the Arbor Day. Poplars (Populus nigra), privet (Ligustrum lucidum), acacias, hackberry (Celtis australis), catalpas (Catalpa bignonioides), cypress, red plums (Prunus cerasifera) …are randomly arranged around a central straight walk and side pathways. This section is devoted largely to the sport, having various pitches in an environment where important monuments are located.

In the downloadable document a small educational itinerary through some of the most representative trees and shrubs of the Valencianflora is proposed.



THE ROUTE

In Stretches 4 and 5 the course changes and the philosophy of urban forest is imposed as an alternative to initial geometric assumptions. They have been drawn concerning the landscaped garden with a composition which stands out due to the play of the topography, with hills and winding paths.

These stretches host the Urban Forest Parkwhich brings together a broad representation of some of the most common trees and shrubs in the Valencian Community. .

Stretch 6 is the result of the landscaping carried out due to various citizen campaigns for the Arbor Day, the first mass plantings made in the old canal after the arrival of the first democratic government.