Treborth Botanic Garden

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Address and contact details
University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2RQ
Tel: 01248 353398
Fax: 8 370731/371644
Latitude: 53° 13' 01" N
Longitude: 04° 09' 52" W
Background to the collection
Year founded:1963
Ownership:University of North Wales
Garden code:TREB
Umbrella organisation:PlantNetwork
N.H. Brown
Contact person: N.H. Brown
Total Staff:2
Physical environment
Altitude:0-40 m
Soil type:Loam
Total area:15 ha
Area heated:450 m²
Weather recordsRecords kept
Average daily:12 °C
Av. monthly max:28 °C
Av. monthly min:-4 °C
Absolute maximum:33 °C
Absolute minimum:-6 °C
Average annual:1057 mm
Plant collection
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
South Africa, Great Britain
Special families within the collections:
Special genera within the collections:
Sorbus, Lloydia
Special collections:
Plants of North Wales, – 50 Plants.
Conifers, – 82 Plants.
National endemics of Wales
Record Keeping:Kept since 1966
Record System:BG-Recorder
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:Approximately 10 000 wild collected and cultivated specimens (in School of Biological Sciences)
Research facilities:General biological laboratories, underground laboratory (rhizotron)
Publications:Garden guide
Identifications:Undertakes identifications for the general public. Internal verification of material
Teaching and Education:Primary, secondary, taxonomic, public education and higher
Interpretation:Supervised garden walks, lectures
Friends Organisation:Yes
Visitor facilities:Unknown
Access to the collections
Public access:Free
Public opening hours:Mon-Fri: Glasshouse 8am-6pm, outdoor Garden open all times
Location map

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