Discover Plantlife Tunisia

Barbary fig trees are present all over the country. In the north, Tunisia's natural flora is mostly composed of cork oak, eucalyptus and thujas. Around the Sahel region, orange and olive trees are predominant whereas in the south, oases are filled with date palms, though you will also find cacti and thistle.

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    Although the Sahara takes up much of the country, some plant species have managed to find a foothold in the sand.

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    Tunisian palm tree

    The palm tree is an integral part of the Tunisian landscape. One of the most widespread species is the date palm.

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    Tunisian olive trees

    The country's star plants, olive trees cover more than one third of the Tunisian territory.

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    Olive tree plantations in Tunisia

    The country's 1,500 oil mills produce more than 180,000 tons of olive oil a year.

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    Tunisian palm tree

    The wood and leaves of the date palm are used to make objects such as mats, fans and baskets.

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    Orange tree in Tunisia

    The climate is ideal for the cultivation of fruit trees and in particular citrus fruit.

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