National Tropical Botanical Garden

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  • Garden Tours

    Lights! Camera! Plants!
    Meet our most famous residents in the gardens that inspire movie magic.
  • Impact

    Saving species.
    Little known is the story of Polyscias bisattenuata, a critically-endangered species endemic to Kauai with fewer than 60 known trees in the wild. An incredible rescue effort is underway — NTBG is rewriting its story and protecting its future.
  • Need is upon us

    The need is upon us.
    For more than 50 years, National Tropical Botanical Garden has been dedicated to serving the need for scientific research and conservation of the world's tropical plants.

Welcome to the National Tropical Botanical Garden

Saving Plants, Saving People.
Welcome to the National Tropical Botanical Garden

The National Tropical Botanical garden is dedicated to preserving tropical plant diversity and stemming the tide of extinction - through plant exploration, propagation, habitat restoration, scientific research, and education. NTBG's Gardens and preserves are safe havens for at-risk species that otherwise might disappear forever.


4013 South Douglas Rd
Coconut Grove , FL
650 Ulaino Rd
Hana , HI
5-8291 Kuhio Highway
Hanalei , HI
4425 Lawa'i Road
Koloa , HI
McBryde Garden
4425 Lawai Road
Koloa , HI


Mon Oct 22, 2018

Check in at 5:30 p.m. at NTBG's South Shore Visitors Center (across from Spouting Horn in Poipu).

Tue Nov 13, 2018

National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kauai Community College Earth Matters public lecture series continues on Tuesday, November 13 at 5

Thu Nov 15, 2018
Coconut Grove

Lecture Topic: Capturing Florida Panthers, A Tree Climber’s Perspective

Sat Dec 08, 2018

You're invited to the 15th annual NTBG Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, December 8 at the South Shore Visitors Center.

Fri Oct 19, 2018

National Tropical Botanical Garden and our partners across the state and country were featured in the recent article published by Yale School

Tue Sep 25, 2018

The International Center for Tropical Botany is dedicated to the conservation and sustainable use of tropical plants through research, education an

Tue Sep 25, 2018

Researchers from the National Tropical Botanical Garden co-authored three papers for the September issue of the open-access journal Sustainabil

Fri Sep 21, 2018

The Destination Immersion Blog recently named NTBG's Kampong Garden as one of the top hidden gems in Miami.

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