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Albury Botanic Garden

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Australia - New South Wales - Albury

Institution Code: ALBUR

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

Crimson Spider Orchid Only 80 known plants in the world.
Crimson Spider Orchid Only 80 known plants in the world.

About the Albury Botanic Garden

First tree planted in 1877, it was originally laid out in the shape of the Union Jack. From 1901-1943, J.E.R. Fellowes and his son Walter transformed the Gardens to the present gardenesque style. Features include major tree specimens of exotic and Australian sub-tropical rainforest species as well as a collection of 100 year old palms from around the world.
Fellowes Centre 45 seat venue.
2 Glasshouses, one with mist bed.

Main Address:
Albury Botanic Garden
P.O.Box 323
Corner of Dean St. and Wodonga Place
Albury
New South Wales 2640 Australia

Telephone: +612 6043 5699
Fax: +612 6043 5888
URL: www.alburycity.nsw.gov.au/leisure-and-culture/parks-and-playgrounds/albury-botanic-gardens
Primary Email: pscannell@alburycity.nsw.gov.au

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Paul Scannell
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Paul Scannell
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1877
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 4 Hectares
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: -36.0814158
    Longitude: 146.9101429
    Annual Rainfall: 650 mm
    Altitude: 230.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 70 Metres
    Total area of shadehouses: 40 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Albury Botanic Gardens
  • Local Address: Cnr of Dean St and Wodonga Place Albury
  • Locality: City: Albury
  • Locality: State: NSW

Features and Facilities

  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 130
    Number of Volunteers: 5

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 890
  • Special Collections:10% of collection is Australian flora.
    Sub-tropical rainforest Australian tree specimens to 95 years old

Conservation Programmes

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

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

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
    Education Programme: Yes