Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Plant CLinic

Plant Clinic

The Morris Arboretum Plant Clinic is your free resource for a variety of services including horticulture and gardening guidelines, plant culture, and identification of plants, pests, or diseases.

Plant, pest, or disease identification

Drop off sample at the Widener Visitor Center front desk

If you are unable to deliver a sample to the visitor center, send a thorough email to the Clinic following the instructions below.

Questions of horticulture, gardening, and general plant health


Diagnosis and response can take up to two weeks depending on the depth of the concern being handled.

The purpose of the Morris Arboretum Plant Clinic is to provide general information and advice about plants to the general public. This service is not intended to provide technical expertise to be used for legal or commercial purposes. The Morris Arboretum cannot endorse any third party or external agency unaffiliated with the University of Pennsylvania; please do not call to ask for recommendations for nurseries, arborists, products, etc.

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