Cercis siliquastrum in the Queen's Garden at Kew

Unlocking why plants and fungi matter

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew’s mission is to be the global resource for plant and fungal knowledge, building an understanding of the world's plants and fungi upon which all our lives depend.
Local people on the Avenue of the Baobabs, Morondava, Madagascar (Credit: Gavin Evans, licensed under CC-by-SA 3.0)

State of the World's Plants

Kew Science has launched its second State of the World's Plants report, providing a cutting-edge horizon scan and taking stock of the world's most valuable and vulnerable plants.
The iconic Palm House at Kew

Kew Gardens

Kew is London's largest UNESCO World Heritage site offering unique landscapes, vistas and iconic architecture from every stage of the Gardens' history.
Wakehurst in spring (Photo:Jim Holden)


Our country estate boasts formal and ornamental gardens, woodlands, wildlife and a nature reserve. It is also home to the Millennium Seed Bank, the largest wild plant seed bank in the world.

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