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 seeds of 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.

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.


Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec 24-Jan 1

*On days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, garden hours are 9AM-5PM

Only Service Animals are allowed in the garden


Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $12
Seniors (ages 65+): $10
Military w/ID: $10
Children (ages 3-17): $7
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $10
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

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

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February


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Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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