Preston B. Bird/Mary Heinlein Redland Fruit & Spice Park

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United States of America - FL - Homestead

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Preston B. Bird/Mary Heinlein Redland Fruit & Spice Park
24801 SW 187 Ave.
FL 33031 United States of America

Telephone: (305) 247-5727
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Jhyna Arauco (acting)
    Curator's Name: Louise E. King
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Louise E. King
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number: 6
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1944
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 16 Hectares
  • Total Area: 16 Hectares
    Latitude: 25.5344897
    Longitude: -80.4951112
    Annual Rainfall: 1524 mm
    Altitude: 3.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 694 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: n/a

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 16
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 500
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Agriculture: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes