St. George Village Botanical Garden

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St. George Village Botanical Garden
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St. George Village Botanical Garden
St. George Village Botanical Garden is located in Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
St. George Village Botanical Garden
St. George Village Botanical Garden
St. George Village Botanical Garden is located in the U.S. Virgin Islands
St. George Village Botanical Garden
St. George Village Botanical Garden
Type Botanical Garden
Location 127 Estate St. George, Frederiksted, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coordinates 17°42′55″N 64°49′51″W / 17.7152°N 64.8307°W / 17.7152; -64.8307Coordinates: 17°42′55″N 64°49′51″W / 17.7152°N 64.8307°W / 17.7152; -64.8307
Area 16 acres (6.5 ha)

The St. George Village Botanical Garden (16 acres) is a botanical garden with arboretum located at 127 Estate St. George, Frederiksted, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. It is open daily except Christmas; an admission fee is charged.

The garden is set in and around the restored buildings and ruins of a 19th-century Danish sugarcane plantation. It contains over 1500 native and exotic species and varieties, including bromeliads, cactus and succulents, a conservation garden, a dry palmetum, heritage gardens, orchids, ornamental ferns, native arboretum (about 50 species), naturalized forest, rainforest (irrigated), and sansevieria collection.

It also contains a library of 500 volumes, housed in a post-emancipation workers' cottage restored in the early 1980s.

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