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For more than 50 years, NTBG has been dedicated to the discovery, scientific research, and conservation of the world’s most at-risk tropical plants.
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Saving Plants, Saving People

When you support NTBG, you contribute to the survival of the Earth’s most endangered tropical plants and the people and animals that depend on them.
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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 educationNTBG’s Gardens and preserves are safe havens for at-risk species that otherwise might disappear forever.

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4013 South Douglas Rd Coconut Grove FL
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(305)442-7169
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650 Ulaino Rd Hana HI
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808)248-8912
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5-8291 Kuhio Highway Hanalei
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(808)826-1053
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4425 Lawa’i Road Koloa
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(808)742-2623
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4425 Lawai Road Koloa, HI
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(808)742-2623

Gentle Yoga & Meditation

The Kampong

Enjoy the natural and pristine setting of The Kampong Botanical Garden for a gentle flow […]

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Give Miami Day

The Kampong

We need your support now more than ever during these unprecedented times. The impact of […]

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Kampong 3rd Annual Plant Sale

The Kampong

We are pleased to announce our 3rd annual Plant Sale on Friday, November 06, 2020. […]

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Autumn Twilight Tour ~ October 29

South Shore Visitor Center

Feel the gardens come alive in a whole new perspective! Join us for an after-hours autumn twilight tour in our South Shore Garden.

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Pi’ilanihale Heiau

Thu Oct 15, 2020

This is a story of restoration, reconciliation, and respect. It’s the story of how NTBG grew as an organization, mended old fences, and built new relationships. This is the story of the restoration of the Pi‘ilanihale Heiau, Hawai‘i’s largest ancient stone structure and a place of deep cultural and spiritual importance.

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Flora of the Marquesas Islands Vol. 1 and Vol. 2

Thu Oct 22, 2020

Flora of the Marquesas Islands, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 Now Available NTBG is pleased […]

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NTBG at the Forefront of Using Drone and GIS Technology

Tue Oct 6, 2020

Learn how NTBG is at the forefront of using drone and GIS technology to advance […]

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Plant Health by Diane Ragone

Thu Oct 1, 2020

Breadfruit is a valuable source of delicious food providing many nutrients essential for human health. This long-lived tree contributes to the health and well-being of humans and the environment in countless ways. The majestic tree, with its large, glossy leaves and globular fruit, is both beautiful and calming. For many, it evokes fond childhood memories of home gardens and yards that contained but a single tree. There the families gathered in its shade, sharing meals made of this versatile fruit.

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Breadfruit Institute

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