Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

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United States of America - New York - Oyster Bay

Institution Code: PFA

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
1395 Planting Fields Road
P.O. Box 58
Oyster Bay
New York 11771-0058 United States of America

Telephone: (516) 922-8602
Fax: (516) 922-8610
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Henry Joyce, Executive Director; Vincent Simeone, Director
    Curator's Name: Peter Atkins, Assistant Director
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Marianne Howard, Collections Manager

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1955
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 166 Hectares
    Latitude: 40.8696820
    Longitude: -73.5507150
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
  • Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Orchidaceae, Abies (17 spp., 32 taxa), Acer (25 spp., 79 taxa), Cotoneaster (25 spp., 36 taxa), Ilex (19 spp., 175 taxa), Magnolia (28 spp., 75 taxa), Pinus (25 spp., 35 taxa), Viburnum (27 spp., 38 taxa), Camellia (110 taxa), Rhododendron and Azalea (900

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes