Mount Stuart Gardens

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Address and contact details
Mount Stuart Trust, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Argyll, PA20 9LR
Tel: 01700 502627
Latitude: 55° 47' 27" N
Longitude: 5° 01' 05" W
Background to the collection
Ownership:Private, Mount Stuart Trust
T Connor
Johnny Dumfries
Contact person: G. Alcorn / J. Gill
Total Staff:8
Physical environment
Soil type:Acid
Total area:40 ha
Plant collection
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
Australasia, Southern South America, Eastern Asia, Northwestern USA
Special families within the collections:
Pinaceae, Cupressaceae, Eucryphiaceae, Myrtaceae
Special genera within the collections:
Eucalyptus, Pinus, Abies, Picea, Pseudotsuga, Podocarpus, Araucaria, Eucryphia, Crinodendron, Rhododendron, Erica, Acer, Prunus, Embothrium, Azara, Myrtus, Luma
Special collections:
Conifer, ICCP – 78 Genera, 153 Species, 158 Taxa, 861 Plants.
Record Keeping:Records kept
Record System:BG-Base
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Research facilities:No
Teaching and Education:No
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Café, plant shop, gift shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Admission charge
Visitors per year:25,000
Public opening hours:Fri-Mon, Wed: 10am-5pm except
Location map

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