Inside The New York Botanical Garden

From the Palm Dome: Vershaffeltia splendida

Posted in Horticulture on June 3 2019, by Matt Newman

Get to know Vershaffeltia splendida, one of the palms in the Haupt Conservatory collections that we’re working to maintain and protect during the restoration of the structure’s palm dome. Hear from our Director of Glasshouse Horticulture, Marc Hachadourian, on this plant’s origins and unique qualities, just one of countless species facing the escalating challenges to our world’s biodiversity.