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Hofstra University Arboretum

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United States of America - New York - Hempstead

Institution Code: HOFST

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Hofstra University Arboretum

Hofstra's 240 acres provide a beautiful campus setting that inspires and motivates its students. The Hofstra campus is a member in good standing of the American Public Gardens Association, one of only 430 arboreta in the United States. Today, more than 12,000 evergreen and deciduous trees represent 625 species and varieties, and the number is increasing every year.

Main Address:
Hofstra University Arboretum
129 Hofstra University
New York 11549 United States of America

Telephone: (516) 463-6623
Fax: (516) 463-5302
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Frederick Soviero, Director
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1939
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 97 Hectares
    Latitude: 40.7141000
    Longitude: -73.6003000
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 97
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 12000
  • Special Collections:evergreen and deciduous trees

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes