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Botanical Garden of the KIT
Am Fasanengarten 2
D-76131 Karlsruhe
Tel.: +49 721 608 - 42145
How to find us
Opening hours

April-September: Mo-Fr 8-16, Sun & holidays 10-16

October-March: Mo-Fr 8-15, Sun & holidays 10-14

  • subtropical house South: Sarracenia (image) . Amorphophallus . Bottle Horseradish Tree.
  • outside North: Kölreuteria . Chocolate Vine Akebia . Squirting Gourd .
  • outside South: Sorghum field . Amaranth flowers . (Fibre) Hemp .
  • attic: Giant Pipevine flowers . Orchids flower . Living fossil flowers .
  • palm house: Living fossil Wollemy Pine . Pepper flowers . Palm Ferns .
  • tropical house:  fruits of Cocoa Tree . Jungle Grape Tetrastigma . Miracle Berry .
  • waterlily house: Water Lettuce . Papaya flowers and fruits. Ayurvedic plant Andrographis flowers .
  • subtropical house: Sanseviria . Tillandsias . Euphorbia hookeri .


New Programme Public Tours

Autumn and Winter 2017-2018. here...

Towards a Viticulture without Poison?

Dr. Oliver Trapp (Geilweilerhof), Sun, 15.10.2017, 11:15-12:30. Organised by the Association of the Friends of the Botanical Garden. more...


Welcome in the Botanical Garden of the KIT!

Our garden is public and freely accessible. We are glad about all that come and are interested in the world of plants.

Our tasks are diverse:

  •   Research 
  •   Teaching
  •   Conservation 
  •   Using Biodiversity

In public excursions, topical paths, posters and these pags we inform the public about our work. Our garden team is happy to answer your questions and we are glad, when you make use of our offers!



Guided Tours



plant of the month



Dragon Fruit