Watch: Benmore Botanic Garden

Discover more about the globally important plant collection and vital conservation work at Benmore, our spectacular mountainside Garden.

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Benmore Botanic Garden

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A globally important plant collection
The Redwood Avenue. 49 giant redwoods, Sequoiadendron giganteum. 50m high, 150 years old, at risk from climate change.
Benmore’s conservation work is vital.
The Chilean Hillside. A safe site for hundreds of monkey puzzles Araucaria Araucana and other threatened conifers.
Rare plants from as far afield as Bhutan…and Japan….
Benmore showcases the world of Rhododendrons. 3000 plants from over 300 species. Today, a third of Rhododendrons are threatened with extinction.
Benmore Botanic Garden plant conservation in Scotland for the world.