Silverglen Nature Reserve and Nursery

Silverglen Nature Reserve and Nursery

Native Forests/PlantsEnvironmental Education

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The medicinal plant nursery is situated within the 220ha Silverglen Nature Reserve, a Natural Heritage Site, comprising coastal bushclump mosaic which supports about 150 bird species and about 120 tree species. The nursery was the first medicinal plant nursery to be established in Africa and contains an extensive collection of indigenous and medicinal plants.

Managing Agency: eThekwini Municipality
Type: Botanical Garden
Facilities: Environmental Education Centre, Medicinal and indigenous
plant nursery
Opening Hours: 07h30 - 15h30
Dogs: No

Driving Directions: Travel on the N2 south from Durban towards Amanzimtoti. Take the Chatsworth / Higginson Highway off-ramp and turn right. Travelwest on Higginson Highway for approximately
2km and turn left into Havenside Drive. Turn left again into
Silverglen Drive. Turn left into Head land Avenue, keeping right into
Mountain View Road. Turn left into Montdene Drive, left into Road
702, and left again into Road 703. Turn left into Lakeview Drive and travel along this road to the reserve entrance.

Travel time (from central Durban): 30 minutes

031 404 5628 or 031 312 4466

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Maybe list all plants and shrubs that the nursery has

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Krish

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Does the nursery supply seed, and/or seedlings. I am looking for helichrysum odoratissimum (iMphepho.

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Maybe list all plants and shrubs that the nursery has

Thanks
Krish

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Does the nursery supply seed, and/or seedlings. I am looking for helichrysum odoratissimum (iMphepho.

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