The Fruits of Red Butte

The term "fruit" has many different meanings depending on the context. In botany, a fruit is the ripened ovary together with the seedsof a flowering plant. In cooking, when food items are called "fruit", the term is usually used for those plant fruits that are edible, sweet and fleshy.

Below are some examples of fruits in the garden. Asian Pear
Chojuro Asian Pear Pyrus 'Chojuro'

Sacred Datura
Sacred Datura Datura wrightii

Apache Plume
Apache Plume Fallugia paradoxa

Dyer's Greenweed
Dyer's Greenweed Genista tinctoria

Sweet Pea
Sweet Pea Lathyrus odoratus

Oregon Grape
Oregon Grape Mahonia repens

Devil's Claw
Devil's Claw Proboscidea parviflora

Golden Currant
Golden Currant Ribes aureum

Woods' Rose
Woods' Rose Rosa woodsii

As the summer progresses, you will be able to see more fruit through the garden. So keep your eyes open.


HOURS
Jan 2-Mar 31: 9 am-5 pm
April 1-30: 9 am-7:30pm
May 1-Aug 31: 9 am-9 pm*
Sept 1-30: 9 am-7:30 pm*
Oct 1-Dec 23: 9 am-5 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Dec 24-Jan 1

*Days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, hours are 9 am-5 pm.

Only Service Animals are allowed in the Garden

GENERAL ADMISSION

Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $10
Seniors (ages 65+): $8
Military w/ID: $8
Children (ages 3-17): $6
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $8
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February

CONTACT
(801)585-0556

LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
How to Get Here

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