University of Tennessee Arboretum

901 South Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830


Our Mission

(1) To establish a collection of woody plants, including species and cultivars, and those plants with potential commercial value as forest species or for landscape development, from which materials are obtained for breeding and propagation.

(2) To provide a place open to the public where individual groups may study the woody and associated herbaceous plants which are adapted to the environs of Tennessee.

(3) To provide land and supporting physical resources to facilitate associated plant research programs.

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