Green Mountain Cloud Forest Gardens

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Costa Rica - Cartago

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BGCI Member: No

Lotus pond
Lotus pond

About the Green Mountain Cloud Forest Gardens

We are located within the cloud forest known as El Macizo del Cerro de la Muerte,a World Heritage region due to its global environmental importance. Our approximate altitude is 1835 meters above sea level. Half the grounds consist of primary forest. A river runs through the forest and there are multiple falls. Epiphytes are abundant.

Main Address:
Green Mountain Cloud Forest Gardens
La Cangreja
1823-7050 Costa Rica

Telephone: 011.506.8718.9039
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Arley E. Arthur
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 2001
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 3 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 5 Hectares
    Latitude: 9.7605
    Longitude: -83.7845
    Altitude: 1835.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Plant Breeding: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Land Restoration: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes