Collection Number: D-451

The records of the organization as well as plant propagation and description records, nursery records, plant photographs and slides, andplan evaluations.
Extent

47.4 linear feet

Biography

The Saratoga Horticultural Research Foundation was formed in 1952 by California horticulturalists and gardeners whose goal was to improve and introduce new species of shade and ornamental trees and native western shrubs to our local landscapes. In 2006-2007, the SHRF disbanded, after successfully accomplishing many of their goals, along with the help of nurseries and the landscape industry.

Inclusive Dates

1938-2007

Subject

Plant Science

Additional Collection Information

Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California
Online exhibit about the collection
View digitized film from the collection on the Internet Archive

Access

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