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Willowwood Arboretum

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United States of America - New Jersey - Far Hills

Institution Code: WWNJ

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Willowwood Arboretum
Morris County Park Commission
300 Longview Road
Far Hills
New Jersey 07931 United States of America

Telephone: (973) 326-7600
Fax: (973) 644-2726
URL: http://willowwoodarboretum.org/
Primary Email: info@morrisparks.net

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Charles Zafonte, Director of Horticulture & Natural Resources
    Curator's Name: John Beirne, Superintendent of Horticulture
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Zinnia Cheetham, Plant Records Curator
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 7
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1950
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 53 Hectares
    Latitude: 40.7248340
    Longitude: -74.6952510
    Annual Rainfall: 1363 mm
    Altitude: 100.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 53
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: No

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 4527
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 2008
  • Special Collections:Key collections include Acer, Carya, Cornus, Magnolia, Prunus, Quercus, Salix, Syringa, and Viburnum.
  • Plant Collection Policy: Yes

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: No
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    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: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes