Kew videos - Amazing plants
Watch Kew's famous titan arum flowering, see the world's oldest pot plant get a new home, and find out how plants were the key to solving a mysterious murder case...
Get up close and personal with plant life. Delve beneath the surface and discover the hidden structures of plants in the anatomy laboratory at Kew Gardens.
Flesh-eating plants capable of snacking on mammals and birds... the terrifying and rather smelly world of carnivorous plants at Kew Gardens.
Find out more about the plants that are nowadays an essential part of our Christmas - mistletoe, holly, ivy, frankincense, myrrh, and of course the Christmas tree. Discover more about their history and how these festive traditions started.
Measuring over a metre across, these giant waterlilies (Victoria cruziana) at Kew Gardens are grown from a seed the size of a pea every year.
Join Joseph from the Great Plant Hunt as he finds out how the cacao tree grows with a little help from animals and insects.
Professor Mike Fay, head of the Genetics section at the Jodrell Laboratory at Kew, shares one of his main interest areas – the application of genetic data to questions relating to conservation.
The huge Jurassic cycad, Encephalartos altensteinii, was one of the first living collections to arrive at Kew Gardens. It was collected by Kew's first plant hunter, Francis Masson, in the 1770s and kick-started a legacy which makes the Gardens what they are today - a living collection of over 30,000 plant species.
What are the plants that in the future might provide us with our food and medicines?
When the torso of a small boy was found in the Thames, one of the most gruesome crimes in recent British history appeared to offer few clues. Join Dr Hazel Wilkinson, from Kew’s Jodrell Laboratory, as she guides you through the steps of her investigation.
Enjoy the sight of the titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum) flowering at Kew Gardens in the Princess of Wales Conservatory in 2009.