• The Treasure Coast's

    Green Heart

    Heathcote has been the source of education, community and awareness for decades

  • Relax, Breathe & Enjoy Life With Us


    From rainforest jungles to the world's largest public display of tropical bonsai, Heathcote has something for everyone.

  • Heathcote memberships offers a variety of benefits

    Join Us and Explore

    Free admission, events discounts and so much more!

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  • James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery

    Over 100 Tropical Bonsai

    The largest display of tropical bonsai in the United States

    Visit the Gallery

Home of the largest public tropical bonsai collection in the U.S.

The James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery featuring 100 bonsai trees on permanent display.

Visit the Bonsai Gallery

Heathcote is a resource of horticultural, botanical and ecological knowledge that educates the public by maintaining a collection of quality plants, and by providing cultural, educational and recreational activities that attract constituents from a broad geographical region. 

AHS Reciprocal

AHS Reciprocal

Heathcote is part of the American Horticultural Society's Reciprocal Admissions Program. Members enjoy special admissions and discounts to over 300 gardens in North America!



Heathcote welcomes thousands of visitors each year. Read our reviews on TripAdvisor to learn more.

Authentic Tours

Authentic Tours

Heathcote is a proud member of Fort Pierce Authentic Tours.

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2015 Contributions

$28,709 (57.4% of Goal)

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Recent News

Hypertufa Classes

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