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Pr?honice Botanic Garden

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Czech Republic - Průhonice

Institution Code: PRUHO

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

ArbNet Accredited: Level III

Main Address:
Pr?honice Botanic Garden
Institute of Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences
Zámek 1
252 43 Czech Republic

Telephone: 420 26 759 621
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Pavel Sekerka (head of botanic garden and genepool collections)
    Curator's Name: Zuzana Caspers (Iris collection), Markéta Macháčková (Hemerocallis collection)
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 6
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1963
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 15 Hectares
    Latitude: 50.0009
    Longitude: 14.5509
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

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

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 4000
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: No
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Plant Breeding: Yes
    Education: No
    Horticulture: Yes

Education Programmes