Near the Swan Pond
Take refuge under the russet limbs of the Engler beech! It is a rare variety and one of our Great Trees.
Near Orange Balustrade
Considered by some to be the greatest tree at the Arboretum, the katsura has great fall color and emits a sweet aroma.
Near the Log Cabin
The Dawn redwoods are deciduous conifers that were thought to be extinct until their rediscovery in 1941!
This plant, native to Asia, provides a bright splash of color on the Oak Allée.
The long fountain is brought to life, surrounded by the bright colors and spicy scent of this Laurel family shrub.
Out on a Limb
Vibrant varieties of Japanese maple dot the Arboretum grounds with color this month!
Enhance your Arboretum experience, either onsite or when planning a visit:
Arboretum Adventure, this family activity explores the grounds and shares plant science lessons along the way.
Collection Connection, search the Arboretum’s collection records to locate or learn about favorite plants.
Tours, choose from among a selection of guided pathways through the grounds.
Wi-Fi, connect with the Arboretum, or share photos on social media at hotspots located throughout the garden.
The paths around the wetland will be closed on Thursday, September 21st and Friday, September 22nd for invasive plant management work in the area. Thank you for your patience during this time. Click here for hours.
Please be advised that the Rose Garden is closed on Thursday mornings for maintenance.
Please note that weather conditions can change quickly, check back or call (215) 247-5777 before heading out for a visit.
Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.