Hohenheimer Gärten

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Germany - Deutschland - Baden-Württemberg - Stuttgart-Hohenheim

Institution Code: HOH

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Hohenheimer Gärten

Hohenheim Gardens in the south of Stuttgart have been a special attraction for more than 200 years.

As scientific institutions, the English Garden created by Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg and Franziska of Hohenheim, the Palace Park to the south of Hohenheim Palace, and the research and educational sections in the Exotic and Botanical Garden, all provide support for the teaching and research work at the University of Hohenheim and the State School for Horticulture and Agriculture.

Main Address:
Hohenheimer Gärten
Filderhauptstraße 169-171
Baden-Württemberg 70593 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: 0711 459 23537
Fax: 0711-459 23750
URL: http://gaerten.uni-hohenheim.de/
Primary Email: gaerten@uni-hohenheim.de

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Helmut Dalitz
    Curator's Name: Dr. Robert Gliniars
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 34
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
  • Date founded: 1776
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 10 Hectares
  • Total Area: 35 Hectares
    Latitude: 48.7140
    Longitude: 9.2161
    Annual Rainfall: 700 mm
    Altitude: 390.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 600 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 20000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 17
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 8500
  • Special Collections:Arboretum (2500 taxa), North American trees and shrubs, Begoniaceae (200 spp.), Viscum (40 spp.), Peperomia (41 spp.), Maranthus (14 spp.), Gymnocalycium (65 spp.).
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: No
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Plant Breeding: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No