Jurij Fedkovich National University Botanic Garden

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Ukraine - Chernivtsi

Institution Code: CHER

BGCI Member: No

Administrative building of the Botanic Garden
Administrative building of the Botanic Garden

About the Jurij Fedkovich National University Botanic Garden

Jury Fedkovich National University Botanic Garden is the one of few oldest Ukrainian botanical institutions, and the area (3.5 ha) – it is the smallest. It was founded in the late 19 century. Today, Botanic Garden is one of the scientific departments of the university. In relatively small areas concentrated live collection. Among all the exotic trees currently present at the Garden, manifolds are of a special value. They have survived since the Garden onset and now make up near 10% of the collection. The are Taxodium distichum Rich., Taxus baccata L., Liriodendron tulipifera L. etc. Particular attention should be paid to unique for our region Cryptomeria japonica Don., Kuninhamiya lanceolata, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Decaisnea fargesii, as well as representatives of the family Styracaceae and very rarely in Ukraine Gardens. Most of the listed species bloom and form viable seeds in our conditions.

Main Address:
Jurij Fedkovich National University Botanic Garden
Fedkovich Street 11, 58022 CHERNIVTSI, Ukraine.
58022 Ukraine

Telephone: +38 037 22 3 63 42
URL: http://bio.chnu.edu.ua/department/botsad
Primary Email: botsad@chnu.edu.ua

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Maria Vyklyuk
    Curator's Name: Tatiana Derevenko
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 15
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 13
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1877
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 48.28029
    Longitude: 25.93631
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Ботанічний сад Чернівецького національного університету імені Юрія Федьковича
  • Local Address: вул. Федьковича, 11
  • Locality: City: Чернівці
  • Locality: State: Україна

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Seed Bank: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 3300
  • Special Collections:Azalea, Astilbe, Chrysanthemum, Dahlia, Iris, Mammillaria, Narcissus, Hemerocallis, Paeonia, Rhododendron, Magnolia, Sedum, Spiraea, Tulipa, rare, alpines, aquatics, medicinals species.

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes