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Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: November = Location


Katsura-tree
Near Orange Balustrade

Cercidiphyllum japonicum
(Katsura-tree)

Considered by some to be the greatest tree at the Arboretum, the katsura has great fall color and emits a sweet aroma.

Dawn redwood Near the Log Cabin

Metasequoia glyptostroboides
(Dawn redwood)

The Dawn redwoods are deciduous conifers that were thought to be extinct until their rediscovery in 1941!

Japanese maple
Out on a Limb

Acer palmatum
(Japanese maple)

Vibrant varieties of Japanese maple dot the Arboretum grounds with color this month!


Fine tooth holly
Oak Allée

Ilex serrata
(Fine tooth holly)

This plant, native to Asia, provides a bright splash of color on the Oak Allée.

Willow-leaved spicebush
Long Fountain

Lindera salicifolia
(Willow-leaved spicebush)

The long fountain is brought to life, surrounded by the bright colors and spicy scent of this Laurel family shrub.

Engler beech
Near the Swan Pond

Fagus engleriana
(Engler beech)

Take refuge under the russet limbs of the Engler beech! It is a rare variety and one of our Great Trees.


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Alerts & Updates

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

The Rose Garden will be closed for renovations starting on Monday, October 3, 2022 until Spring 2023.

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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