Arboretum Wespelaar is CLOSED for the winter season. We will be open again starting April 1st, 2020, on Wednesdays and Sundays from 10am to 5pm until November 15th included.

Find a plant

Search for woody plants in the database of the Arboretum Wespelaar or in the BelTrees database

Identification keys and illustrations

By Jan De Langhe, dendrologist at Ghent University Botanical Garden, in collaboration with Arboretum Wespelaar


Arboretum Wespelaar is currently CLOSED for the winter period. The Arboretum will be open again starting Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 every Wednesday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm until November 15th included. Groups are also welcome on other days on request (with guide). For more practical informations, please go to "Contact and visits".


Winter morning view

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Livia'

Hydrangea paniculata 'Bobo'

Koelreuteria paniculata

Prunus mume 'Beni-Chidori'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Spanish Spider'


Arboretum Wespelaar : only collection in Belgium with Level 4 accrediation by ArbNet

Year report 2018

Our year report 2018 is now available on the website, you can also find it on the page Mission and history, together with the reports from previous years. In this report, you'll find out about everything we did in 2018. Enjoy the read! 

High resolution images identification keys