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FEATURED PLANTS

Here's just a few plants we don't want you to miss. Click to learn where to find them and more!

Golden Oriental Spruce

Picea orientalis 'Skylands'

Siberian Carpet Cypress

Microbiota decussata

Red Maple

Acer rubrum 'Northwood'

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FEATURED GARDENS

Our diverse cultivated collection of plants are located within specialty gardens surrounding the Nevin Welcome Center and within the nearby 150-acre F. R. Newman Arboretum.

Floriculture War Memorial Trail

The garden along this trail features boggy areas and running water, and shows ways to make wet areas into attractive landscape features.

Treman Woodland Walk

This intimately-scaled, hemlock-shaded, streamside garden displays moisture-loving plants that cannot be grown well elsewhere at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Mullestein Winter Garden

Find plants with interesting color, texture, and shape, which add beauty to the winter landscape.

FEATURED NATURAL AREAS

We steward over 3,600 acres of biologically diverse landscapes that represent the full range of ecological communities found in the Finger Lakes region.

Fall Creek Valley

This natural area consists of young and old forests on the north and south sides of Fall Creek.

Cascadilla Gorge

The iconic Cascadilla Gorge Trail passes through one of the most picturesque gorges in the Finger Lakes Region.

Renwick Slope

A small but remarkably intact example of old-growth forests common in the area.

grow (plants) yourself!

For gardeners in parts of New York State and Connecticut, you can order plants seen at Cornell Botanic Gardens from ShrubBucket, a distributor of high-quality perennials.

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