CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement that came into force in 1975. The import, export and use for commercial gain of certain species requires a CITES permit. For plants, the list includes mainly orchid, cacti and cycads.

Guidance on CITES import & exports (UK government)
List of species covered by CITES

Nagoya Protocol 
The Nagoya Protocol is an agreement part of the CBD (Conventional on Biological Diversity) which deals with the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilisation of genetic resources. The Protocol entered into force on 12 October 2014, and was ratified by the UK in February 2016.
Anuual membership

National Members' Weekend & AGM

We are delighted to welcome delegates to the beautiful spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire for this year's AGM.

The Manor House Garden, Heslington

Donate and support Plant Heritage

"By supporting the Threatened Plants Appeal, you will be instrumental in not only safeguarding it, but also ensuring that our work carries on." Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh

Johnsons Seeds raising money for Plant Conservation

Johnsons Seeds will donate 25p to Plant Heritage from all sales of 'Pink Pearl' - from its new World Botanic Seed Range

World Botanic seed packs
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