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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

What to see?
  • attic: Primordial Fern (image). Fake Orchid Bletilla . Ant Bulb .
  • palm house: fruiting . . Tree of the Traveller .
  • tropical house:  Ear Pepper . Spiral Ginger . Cocoa .
  • waterlily house: Blue Waterlily . Cotton . Giant Waterlily Victoria .
  • subtropical house North: Lantern Flower . Succulent Senecio . Welwitschia .
  • subtropical house South: Neem Tree . Gasoline Plant . Scent Pelargonias .
  • outside North: Etna Broom . Fern collection. Jurassic Parc Sequoia .
  • outside South: Dahurian Angelica . Mammouth Leaf Gunnera . Stone Age Wheat .


Wood Apple & Co - our Crop Plants

Guided Tour with Dr. Beatrix Zaban July 16, 2017. more...

To Bee or not to Bee

Bee hives are also placed with us. More on the exciting lifestyle of these essential, but endangered animals in a public excursion on occasion of the German Beekeeper Day July 2 in Ubstadt-Weiher. 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



Wollemy Pine