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Help Kew's Millennium Seed Bank protect the future of the world's plants

Be part of the world's most important conservation project!

Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank holds over 34,000 wild plant species and you can adopt one of them from just £25

Here are a few of our favourites...

Are you vibrant, sun-loving and always smiling? Click below on the ‘toothy grin’ of tiger jaws for your perfect plant match.

Chill out with our ice, ice baby...  keep cool and click the Antarctic pearlwort image below.

Do you have a head for heights? This rock star on the edge needs you! Click on the Akamas knapweed below and rock on!

image of MSB Beyond the Gardens

You can also adopt a county flower species for £250, or save an entire plant species from extinction for £1,000 or £2,000.

Throughout the year we’ll send you regular updates from the Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) so you can keep up-to-date with the vital conservation work you’re a part of. 

Press ‘play’ to go into the freezer and find out more about our work. 

How does it work?

  1. £ 25
  2. £ 250
  3. £ 1,000
  4. £ 2,000

Adopt a seed

By adopting a seed for £25 you will receive a full colour, personalised certificate (PDF document that you can print), and for £2 we will post the certificate together with a photo, to you, or the recipient of your choice
Find out more

County Flower

Adopt a County Flower seed for £250 and you will receive a full colour, personalised certificate posted to you or your recipient and an invitation to the annual County Flower tour of the Millennium Seed Bank
Find out more

Save a species

Save a species outright for £1000 and you will receive a full colour, personalised certificate and photo of your species, posted to you or your recipient, and an invitation to a tour of the Millennium Seed Bank
Find out more

Save a species

Save a species outright for £2000 and you will receive a full colour, personalised certificate and photo of your species, posted to you or your recipient, and an invitation to a tour of the Millennium Seed Bank
Find out more

Get started ... Choose a seed
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How does it work?

  1. £ 25
  2. £ 250
  3. £ 1,000
  4. £ 2,000

Adopt a seed

By adopting a seed for £25 you will receive a full colour, personalised certificate (PDF document that you can print), and for £2 we will post the certificate together with a photo, to you, or the recipient of your choice
Find out more

County Flower

Adopt a County Flower seed for £250 and you will receive a full colour, personalised certificate posted to you or your recipient and an invitation to the annual County Flower tour of the Millennium Seed Bank
Find out more

Save a species

Save a species outright for £1000 and you will receive a full colour, personalised certificate and photo of your species, posted to you or your recipient, and an invitation to a tour of the Millennium Seed Bank
Find out more

Save a species

Save a species outright for £2000 and you will receive a full colour, personalised certificate and photo of your species, posted to you or your recipient, and an invitation to a tour of the Millennium Seed Bank
Find out more

Get started ... Choose a seed

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