Velebit Botanic Garden

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Croatia - Croatia - Krasno

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

View of the Garden from the entrance
View of the Garden from the entrance

About the Velebit Botanic Garden

Velebit botanic garden is an alpine botanic garden hosting Velebit species. It is on the terriory of the Northern Velebit National park, and is taken care off by the Northern Velebit National park public institution.

Main Address:
Velebit Botanic Garden
Northern Velebit National park Public institution
Krasno 96
Croatia 53274 Croatia

Telephone: +38553665388
Fax: +38553665390
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Milan Nekić (National park Director)
    Curator's Name: Tea Šilić
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Tea Šilić
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 1
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1967
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 50 Hectares
    Latitude: 44.8228
    Longitude: 15.0588
    Altitude: 1480.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Velebitski botanički vrt
  • Local Address: Javna ustanova Nacionalni park "Sjeverni Velebit" Krasno 96
  • Locality: City: Krasno
  • Locality: State:

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No
  • Number of Visitors: 10000
    Number of Volunteers: 8

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Sub-alpine plants of the Velebit massif

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: No
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No