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

Adopt a seed and be part of the world's most important conservation project! An unusual and memorable gift for all occasions.

Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank holds over 36,000 wild plant species and you can adopt one of them as a gift for spring.

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Here are a few of our favourites...

Put a spring in someone’s step! Adopt a seed of the eastern purple coneflower by clicking below.

Brighten up someone’s spring. Adopt a seed of the yellow stonecrop by clicking below.

Let the sun shine this spring. Adopt a seed of the glory of the sun by clicking below.

Save a plant this spring! Adopt a seed of the dyer’s greenweed by clicking below.  

Don’t forget that with instant download and the ability to print your certificate at home, this is truly the perfect last minute gift.  

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

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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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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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