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Public-images-osm logo.svg orchard = meadow_orchard
Stift Neuburg Streuobstwiese.JPG
Orchard with fruit variety on a meadow Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: landuse
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)


Status: de facto

Used to specify the type of orchard that has a variety of fruit trees, often of different age, planted in a meadow, from which the hay can be harvested in addition to the fruit crop. Such variety opposes monoculture.

It is common in German-speaking countries, see ( Streuobstwiese)

How to map

Draw a way around the area of the meadow, tag landuse=orchard and specify the type with orchard=meadow_orchard.

Alternative tagging

There are two ways to tag this kind of feature with mit very similar usage stats:

Main category Sub category Description
landuse=orchard orchard=meadow_orchard The land use is primarily for fruit harvesting, and the area is additionally used as a meadow/pasture.
landuse=meadow meadow=meadow_orchard The land use as a meadow/pasture is primary, with the fruit trees having somewhat less significance, for example, because there are (only a few) left.

See also