Morris Arboretum

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Resources

Plant Resources

New! Fall Leaf I.D.

A new online feature to help identify fall leaves. Learn about the season's classic colorful gems or discover a few special finds!

Click here to learn more


Morris Arboretum Plant Clinic

Our free plant clinic service is available from 1:00 - 3:00pm Monday-Friday (except Thursday), located in the Widener Visitor Center.

Samples you wish to be evaluated can be dropped off from 10:00am - 4:00pm. Leave all samples in the Visitor Center with a description of your observation or concern, and how we can reach you.

Contact the Plant Clinic at plantclinic@morrisarboretum.org or 215.247.5777 ext.141


Pennsylvania Flora Project

Department of Botany at Morris Arboretum.

Visit the PA Flora Project website for more information.


Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas

Revised & Updated (2010), with More Species and Expanded Control Guidance provided by the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Visit their website for more infomation.


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Visitor Resources

Tours

Promotions

Events

In Bloom


Seasons Newsletter

Become a Member

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Know Before You Go

For the safety of our visitors and to preserve the structural integrity of our tree collection, climbing or sitting on the limbs of trees is not permitted. Thank you!


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Alerts & Updates

Saturday, October 24th advance tickets are sold out! Get your tickets for Sunday, October 25th now!

Due to the weather and flooding, the Arboretum is closed today Tuesday, August 4th.

Advance Tickets Required for All Visitors (Including Members)

The Morris Arboretum is excited to be open! We have instituted new policies as required by the government of Pennsylvania in order to keep the public safe while visiting. Please review the policies below before your visit.

  • The City of Philadelphia mandates that all visitors age 2 and older wear face coverings.
  • If you feel sick, stay home.
  • The Visitor Center, the Shop, and Compton Café are temporarily closed, but picnicking will be permitted in certain areas.
  • The Fernery and the Log Cabin are temporarily closed.
  • Restrooms are open and sanitized regularly.
  • Hand sanitizing stations throughout the Arboretum.
  • Bring your own water and snacks.
  • Library passes and RAP reciprocal admissions are not accepted at this time.
Reserve Tickets Now

Unfortunately, Out on a Limb will be closed on Wednesday, January 29th through Friday, January 31, 2020 due to scheduled maintenance.

The Garden Railway will not be operational from 2:00 PM Friday (July 19) through the weekend (July 20-21). The trains will open for normal operation on Monday, July 22nd. Our Train Master reported that the trains will not operate in the excessive heat, citing electrical, track and rolling stock failures.

The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.

Garden Railway trains are not running Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th due to inclement weather.

Please note: The Rose Garden is closed for maintenance every Thursday morning until noon.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.

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