Shingu Botanic Garden

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South Korea - Gyeonggi-do - Seongnam-si

Institution Code: SBGKR

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Shingu Botanic Garden

The mission of Shingu Botanic Garden is to collect and display systematically the resource plants from domestic and abroad, and to study, conserve and diffuse the knowledge and information related to the usage of these plants, and to contribute in flourishing of human life using plants through giving environmental and vocational education, and serving for students and general public as a site of observation and experience of nature.

Shingu Botanic Garden includes fifteen theme garden such as western garden, insect conservatory, Korean tradition garden, four-season garden, arboretum, Eco center(greenhouse), endangered species garden, marshy vegetation garden, child garden, hydrangea garden, etc.

Main Address:
Shingu Botanic Garden
121 Sangjeong-dong, Sujeong-gu
Gyeonggi-do South Korea

Telephone: 82-31-723-6677
Fax: 82-31-723-7314
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Hwan Joo Hwang
    Curator's Name: Young-Woo Lee
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 4
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 2003
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 47 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 10 Hectares
  • Total Area: 57 Hectares
    Latitude: 37.43389
    Longitude: 127.08146
    Annual Rainfall: 1200 mm
    Altitude: 100.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 1000 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: 신구대학식물원
  • Local Address: 수정구 상적동 121번지
  • Locality: City: 성남시
  • Locality: State: 경기도

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: Yes
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 30000
    Number of Volunteers: 10

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 1200
  • Special Collections:Plant Collections
    Special Collections : lily, hydrangea, hibiscus, peony, rose, rhododendron, maple, and collections of native or foreign resource plants.

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Education: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes