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Important notice:


The Arboretum grounds will be closed to the public for a private event on Thursday, October 27th and Friday, October 28th. The grounds will re-open to the public on Saturday, October 29th at 8:00 a.m.


Exhibit: Autumn Bonsai: The Colors of Nature


Enjoy bonsai in their glowing autumn colors before the leaves fall away to reveal their bare winter silhouettes. Visit the Special Exhibits Wing for a formal display of select trees during their peak fall colors, including red maples, yellow ginkgos, fruiting trees, and more. Free.


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Grass Roots Initiative
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turfgrass research, and more!
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   Where science meets beauty"
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scientists and find one that's right for you!

A Proposed Classical Chinese Garden
at the U.S. National Arboretum.

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United States National Arboretum
3501 New York Avenue, NE; Washington, D. C. 20002-1958
Tel: 202-245-2726    Fax: 202-245-4575

The U.S. National Arboretum is a division of the
Northeast Area of the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Last Updated October 24, 2016 12:21 PM