Total size of site: 64 hectares
Size of Royal Botanic Garden Sydney: 30 hectares
Size of The Domain: 34 hectares
Number of plant species in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and Domain: 8,900
Number of plant specimens in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and Domain: 67,100
Number of trees in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and Domain: 3,964
Number of preserved plant specimens in Herbarium of NSW: approx. 1.2 million
Australia’s oldest street trees: swamp mahogany (Eucalyptus robusta) (x 3) planted in 1816 along the new Mrs Macquaries Road, Lower Gardens.
Oldest pre-settlement remnant trees in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney:
Oldest collected specimen: Australian red cedar (Toona ciliata), planted 1822, Bed 9 near Creek.
Oldest planted trees in the Royal Botanic Garden: hoop pine and giant watergum, both planted c. 1820-28 in the Palm Grove.
Oldest collection in the Herbarium of NSW: dated 1770, collected by Sir Joseph Banks on the East Coast of Australia during the Voyage of the Endeavour.
Garden artworks collections (sculpture)
Annual visitation for the Royal Botanic Garden: 3,544,344
People attending concerts and major events in the Domain: 433,482
People using the Domain playing fields for booked sports: 59,300