Flora for a Hot Climate Berlin Eyes Exotic Trees in Response to Warming Weather

Palm trees in Berlin? Not quite. But the German capital is testing trees from the south as native species show signs of struggling with increasingly warm temperatures. Instead of limes and oaks, the city could soon be filled with Judas trees and Daimyo oaks.
Von Jessica Donath
The trees on Berlin's iconic boulevard Unter den Linden ("Under the Limes") have suffered under increasing temperatures recently.

The trees on Berlin's iconic boulevard Unter den Linden ("Under the Limes") have suffered under increasing temperatures recently.

Foto: Markus Schreiber/ AP
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