Our Gardens

The recent worldwide increase in the demand for medicinal and aromatic plants is encouraging individuals and organizations to cultivate these plants in private and institutional establishments. We have developed small gardens  at the following locations: In Sebeta (27 km west of Addis Ababa),our residence (Bole area Addis Ababa), 4 Kilo campus Addis Ababa University and Hamle 19 Park Addis Ababa.

1. Main plants at Sebeta Garden

Botanical Name English common name Image Icon
Acacia abyssinica    105
Aloe vera    114
Artemisia rehan    123
Brucea antidysenterica    
Buddleja polystachya    
Carissa edulis Paw Paw  
Catha edulis Khat  
Cordia africana Sudan Teak  
Croton macrostachys    
Cymbopogon martinii Palmarosa grass  056
Cymbopogon nardus Citronella grass  024
Dovyalis abyssinica Kei Apple  
Ensete ventricosum Enset / Wild Banana  
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Red Gum; Red Rive Gum  062


Eucalyptus globulus Blue gum  096
Foeniculum vulgare Fennel 008 
Hagenia abyssinica African Red Wood  120
Juniperus procera African Pencil Cedar  100
Lippia adoensis Koseret  
Millettia ferruginea    058
Myrtus communis Myrtle  
Olea europaea Olive tree  
Otostegia integrifolia    
Podocarpus falcatus Podo; East African Yellow Wood  
Psidium guajava Guava  
Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary  108
Syzygium guineense Water Berry; Guinea Syzygium  

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