If You Happen To Be In Sydney

Fruit of Banksia aemula

Fruit of Banksia aemula

Tomorrow, at long last, the latest greatest seed bank in the world is opening:

The Australian PlantBank

The Australian PlantBank is a science and research facility of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust and is located at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan. It houses the Trust’s seedbank and research laboratories that specialise in horticultural research and conservation of Australian native plant species, particularly those from New South Wales.

Visiting PlantBank

The Australian PlantBank opens to the public on Saturday 12 October, 12 noon to 4 pm.

Thereafter, opening hours will be Monday-Friday 10 am to 4 pm.

Click here for further visitor information.

Self-guided tours

Several self-guided tours will soon be available as smartphone apps – in the meantime you can follow these links to see info and maps.

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