Mt Cuba Center
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Mt. Cuba is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm.

An ecological gardening certificate student completes a Native Plants of Fall exam in Mt. Cuba Center's naturalistic gardens.
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Classes offered year-round. Learn to garden in harmony with nature, take an art or wellness class, and more!

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Trial Garden

Mt. Cuba Center evaluates native plants and related cultivars for horticultural and ecological value.

Mt. Cuba Center's natural lands pictured at sunset.
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Ecological Land Management

Mt. Cuba conserves and stewards more than 1,000 acres including meadows, forests, streams and riparian corridors.

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Mt Cuba Center

Our team includes expert researchers who seek to expand the knowledge and appreciation of native plants and promote conservation.

Featured Findings

Mt. Cuba's latest trial evaluated 20 types of Amsonia over a 10 year period.

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Mt. Cuba Center

New cultivars

Learn about Mt. Cuba Center’s plant introduction program

Current Initiatives

Plant Introductions

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Saving Species from Extinction

Native Plant Conservation

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New Research

Do leaf-eating insects eat nativars?

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