JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, Raleigh

Categories: Gardens, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
The JC Raulston Arboretum is a 10acre arboretum and botanical garden administered by North Carolina State University, and located at 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina. It is open daily to the public without charge.HistoryThe Arboretum was established in 1976 by the late Dr. James Chester "JC" Raulston (1940-1996).Plant collectionsIts plant collections now include over 6,000 total taxa of annuals, perennials, bulbs, vines, ground covers, shrubs, and trees, with significant collections of: Acer (maple)Aesculus (buckeye)Berberis (barberry)Buxus (boxwood)Cercis (redbud)ConifersIlex (holly)Magnolia (magnolia)Mahonia (grapeholly)Nandina (heavenly bamboo)Quercus (oak)Styracaceae (silverbell family)ViburnumWisteria
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  • One of my favorite gardens around. Beautifully maintained and a lot of variety of plants. The grounds are simply beautiful. I highly recommend getting on their email list for events and the plant sale...  read more »
  • Not really that into trees and flowers but these gardens were beautiful. A very relaxing place with plenty of places to sit and enjoy the beauty. 
  • we love to visit arboretums and this one was special. many plants and trees, all with name tags. It is part of NCU. Many workers there and students. If you like gardening and landscaping, I would reco...  read more »
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