The UCSC Greenhouses provide provide research support for faculty, post docs, researchers, visiting faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students doing plant-related research in the departments of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Environmental Studies. Research space at our plant growth facilities is reservable by request on a recharge basis. Contact greenhouse staff to discuss availability and suitability of these facilities for your research.

Before requesting space in the research greenhouses, please review our recharge rates for campus-affiliated researchers and the Researchers Guide to Using the Greenhouses. Then submit a Space Request Form and contact greenhouse staff ( to discuss your research needs.

Undergraduate and graduate students who do not have funding to support their greenhouse recharge fees can apply for an award from the Plant Sciences Fund.

View detailed information about each of our research facilities here:

Contact greenhouse staff to schedule use of these spaces for your upcoming research project.