Plane Trees on Vali-e-Asr Street

Plane Trees on Vali-e-Asr StreetPlane Trees on Vali-e-Asr Street

Nearly 500-1000 Platanus or plane trees will be planted along Vali-e-Asr St., said Ali Mohammad Mokhtari, Managing Director of Tehran’s Parks and Green Space Organization.

“We have also decided to move old plane trees with strong roots and replant them along the street. The moving process will start soon,” he added, reports Iranian Agriculture News Agency (IANA).

The measure has been taken for restoration of the street trees. Currently several trees have dried up due to air pollution and poor maintenance.

Vali-e-Asr is the longest tree-lined avenue in the Middle East and some of the trees are more than 100 years old.