Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Plant CLinic

Plant Clinic

The Morris Arboretum is phasing out the Plant Clinic. You will find the resources noted below helpful for answering your plant-related questions.

You can locate your local Pennsylvania State Extension office here. The staff of the County Extension Offices are available to help with any pressing plant questions. If you need help with tree care, you can use this link to find documents on trees and how to hire certified arborists. The Pennsylvania State Extension website at is a comprehensive source for information on plant health and culture, as well as plant identification resources.

Please visit the Morris Arboretum website or click here for more information on hours or ticketing.

Thank you for all your questions over the years, and happy gardening!

Plant Clinic Staff

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Alerts & Updates

Due to the rain the Garden Railway trains cannot run today: Friday, June 11th.

Our system is having an issue recognizing memberships at this time. We are working as quickly as possible to resolve the issue.

Advance Tickets Required

All guests, including members, are required to reserve advance tickets for admission. Parking is included with your advance ticket.

Guests are not required to wear face coverings outdoors, but face coverings must always be worn indoors. The Visitor Center and Shop are temporarily closed.

Reserve Tickets

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.