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Chenshan Research

In our research work, to study and conserve plants in Eastern China, discover sustainable ways of using them.

Chenshan Horticulture

In horticulture, to develop a professional training programme to help meet the local and national demand for skilled garden professional.

Chenshan Education

In our public program, to engage urban children with the importance of plants and the nature.


Scientists from Chenshan revealed ancient secrets of medicinal plant Scutellaria baicalensis

The precious chemistry of a plant used for 2000 years in Chinese traditional medicine has been unlocked in project that raises the prospect of rapid access to a wide array of therapeutic drugs. Carried out by Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, and John Innes Centre of UK- the project has successfully delivered a high-quality reference genome of the mint-family member Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi. The plant, commonly known as Chinese Skullcap, is well-known in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is cultivated worldwide for its therapeutic properties.

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“Chenshan Fantastic Night” Summer Camp

Chenshan Show