Arboretum Volcji Potok

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Slovenia - Radomlje

Institution Code: AVOLP

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Arboretum Volcji Potok
Volcji Potok 3
SI-1215 Slovenia

Telephone: ++386 1 831 23 45
Fax: ++386 1 831 07 75
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Ales Ocepek
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 15
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 3

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1952
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 35 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 30 Hectares
  • Total Area: 85 Hectares
    Latitude: 46.0000
    Longitude: 14.0000
    Annual Rainfall: 1385 mm
    Altitude: 360.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 70

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials and bulbs. Betula, Chamaecyparis, Cotoneaster, Acer, Tilia, Picea, Juniperus, Rhododendron, Viburnum, Fagus, Primula, Astilbe. Plants from Europe, North America and Asia, particularly woody species and cultivars. Roses

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

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