Forstbotanischer Garten der Technischen Universitaet Dresden

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Germany - Deutschland - Tharandt

Institution Code: THARF

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Forstbotanischer Garten der Technischen Universitaet Dresden
Pienner Strasse 8
D-01737 Germany - Deutschland

Telephone: 0049 (0)35203 3831274
Fax: 0049 (0)35203 3831604
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Dr. Andreas Roloff
    Curator's Name: Dr. Ulrich Pietzarka
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr. Ulrich Pietzarka
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 8
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 34 Hectares
    Latitude: 50.9809
    Longitude: 13.5841
    Annual Rainfall: 736 mm
    Altitude: 252.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 200 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 500 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name:
  • Local Address: Am Forstgarten 1 01737 Tharandt
  • Locality: City:
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 2000
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 32
  • Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 80000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 5000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 3200
  • Special Collections:Fagaceae, Pinaceae, Aceraceae, Sorbus
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    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: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes