The Australian PlantBank at the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan contains over one hundred million special seeds, from over 10,000 collections. Plantbanks and seedbanks have always been important resources for agriculture, horticulture and medicine, but we all have an important role in saving plant species from extinction. Learn how to help protect the earth’s biodiversity with the magic of seeds.
Explore the fascinating features of seeds and the role they play in keeping us fed and clothed. Investigate the different types of seed-bearing plants and their uses for humans, animals and other plants. Discover how seeds grow and the role that you can play in ensuring good seeds stick around for a long time to come.