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.
  • 2017 Appeal

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    Plant the future with us.
    Donate today and your gift will help secure future generations of tropical plants and the scientists who will work to save them.
  • 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 33133
650 Ulaino Rd
Hana , HI
5-8291 Kuhio Highway
Hanalei , HI 96714
4425 Lawa'i Road
Koloa , HI 96756
McBryde Garden
4425 Lawai Road
Koloa , HI


Mon Jan 29, 2018

The Breadfruit Institute at National Tropical Botanical Garden is seeking agroforestry volunteers to

Wed Aug 30, 2017

2016 was a most exciting and dynamic year for National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).

Mon Aug 21, 2017

Kalāheo, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i, August 18, 2017 – A newly described tree species known only from the island of Kaua‘i has been published by

Mon Jun 05, 2017

You're invited to read the Breadfruit Institute Spring 2017 Progress Report (January – March 2017) on BFI’s Global Hunger Initiative

The Breadfruit Institute

Breadfruit Institute

To promote the conservation, study, and use of Breadfruit for food and reforestation.

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