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United States of America - California - Woodside

Institution Code: FILOL

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Filoli

Filoli is dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and stewardship of the cultural traditions and natural history of this country estate for public education and enjoyment.

Main Address:
86 Canada Road
California 94062 United States of America

Telephone: (650) 364-8300
Fax: (650) 366-7836
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Kara Newport, Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Jim Salyards, Manager of Hort. Collections and Education
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Jim Salyards, Manager of Hort. Collections and Education
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 14
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 10

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1976
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 260 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 7 Hectares
  • Total Area: 264 Hectares
    Latitude: 37.4695970
    Longitude: -122.3104680
    Annual Rainfall: 728 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 518 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Filoli
  • Local Address: 86 Canada Road
  • Locality: City: Woodside
  • Locality: State: CA

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 100000
    Number of Volunteers: 1100

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Compositae, Cupressaceae, Ericaceae, Iridaceae, Labiatae, Leguminosae, Liliaceae, Magnoliaceae, Oleaceae, Polypodiaceae, Ranunculaceae, Rosaceae, Rutaceae, Saxifragaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Taxodiaceae, Theaceae

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes