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Trompenburg Gardens & Arboretum

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Netherlands - Rotterdam

Institution Code: ROT

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Trompenburg Gardens & Arboretum
Honingerdijk 86
3062 NX Netherlands

Telephone: 31 10 2330166
Fax: 31 10 2330171
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: G. Fortgens
    Curator's Name: G. Fortgens
    Plant Records Officer's Name: G. Fortgens
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 1958
  • Physical Data
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 8 Hectares
  • Total Area: 8 Hectares
    Latitude: 51.9313
    Longitude: 4.5176
    Annual Rainfall: 700 mm
    Altitude: -1.20 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 500 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 500
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 5
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 50000
    Number of Volunteers: 60

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 10000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 9000
  • Special Collections:Member of NPC scheme specialising in, Fagus, Ilex, Quercus, Rhododendron, Ligustrum, Rodgersia, Hosta. Also collections Cedrus, Chamaecyparis, Acer, Liriodendron, Betula, Salix, Juniperus, Picea, Pinus, Taxus, Thuja. Succulent greenhouse, perennial plantings.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    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: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: Yes
    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: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes