Pinetum Blijdenstein

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Netherlands - Hilversum

Institution Code: HILVE

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Pinetum Blijdenstein
Van der Lindenlaan 125
Mailing: P.O. Box 49, 1200 AA Hilversum, The Netherlands
1217 PJ Netherlands

Telephone: +31 (0)35-6231123
Fax: +31 (0)35-6247767
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Rob Kruijt, Scientific Collection Manager
    Curator's Name: Rob Kruijt, Scientific Collection Manager
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1911
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 52.2239
    Longitude: 5.1709
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 2
  • Open to public: Yes
  • Number of Volunteers: 25

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1600
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 500
  • Special Collections:Member of NPC scheme specialising in Coniferae, Cycadales, Ephedra, Rhododendron,. One of the major European collections of conifers and the largest in the Netherlands. Excellent and extensive collection of subtropical and tropical conifers in the glassho

Conservation Programmes

  • Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes