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Jardin Experimental Jean Massart

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Belgium - Brussels

Institution Code: BRLU

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Main Address:
Jardin Experimental Jean Massart
Universite Libre de Bruxelles,
Chaussee de Wavre 1850
B-1160 Belgium

Telephone: 32 (0)2 650 91 65 or 32 (0)2 650 91 67
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. P. Meerts
    Curator's Name: J. Vermander
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1922
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: 50.8084
    Longitude: 4.4383
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 1
  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 2000
  • Special Collections:Wetland plants, plants from heavy metals and serpentine, medicinal plants, fruit trees, maples, exotic invasive plants

Conservation Programmes

  • Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Ecology: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes