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Donetsk Botanical Garden

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Ukraine - Donetsk region - Donetsk

Institution Code: DTSK

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Donetsk Botanical Garden

Donetsk Botanical Garden of the NAS of Ukraine is the leading research institute of biological specialization and the center of educational activities in Eastern Ukraine. Its researchers deal with such fundamental issues as preservation of natural and cultural flora gene pools, introduction and acclimatization of plants for the rational use of world plant resources and studies on natural ecosystems, on those artificially created and changed by humans. Research on these issues provides the scientific basis for solving environmental problems of the industrially developed regions.

Main Address:
Donetsk Botanical Garden
National Academy of Science of Ukraine
110 Ilicha Ave.
Donetsk region 83059 Ukraine

Telephone: 380 (062) 294 12 80
Fax: 380 (062) 294 12 80
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. A.Z. Glukhov, Corr. Member of the NAS of Ukraine, Prof.
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Dr. Vladimir Ostapko
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 140
    Educational Staff Number: 5
    Research Staff Number: 42
    Administration Staff Number: 4

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: State: Yes
  • Date founded: 1964
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 203 Hectares
    Latitude: 48.00958
    Longitude: 37.8785
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 2230 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Donetsky botanichny sad (Донецький ботанічний сад)
  • Local Address: Pr. Illicha, 110 (Пр.Ілліча,110)
  • Locality: City: Donetsk (Донецьк)
  • Locality: State: Donetsk oblast (Донецька область)

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 119
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 147
  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 30000

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 8
  • Special Collections:Arboretum. Stipa, Veronica, Centaurea, Galium, Astragalus, Carduus, Cirsium, Rosa, Thymus, Potentilla, ornamentals, flora of south-east Ukraine.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes