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Saratoga Horticultural Research Foundation Records

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. 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.

Finding Aid

Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California

Inclusive Dates



47.4 linear feet


Plant Science

Additional Collection Info

Online exhibit about the collection

View digitized film from the collection on the Internet Archive