The Botanical Garden of the University of Salzburg, established in 1986, has a size of one hectar, with a focus on  middle european vegetation types.

The garden displays a variety of themes:

  • the rock garden with a focus on Austrian alpine plants,
  • a rose garden where the history of rose-breeding is shown,
  • a marsh and heather area  shows a successful natural development of the ecosystem during the past 25 years,
  • a traditional farmer’s garden, 
  • a wild crop garden, displays a diversity of 220 different ancient wild crop species. 

Geographical position: 47°47’12″N  & 13°03’36″E 
420 meter above sea level.