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- Clemson’s Musser Fruit Farm is home to cutting-edge genetic research finding ideal varieties of fruit trees for various growing regions.
- Clemson’s campus is home to an award-winning arboriculture team that serves as a model for landscape installation and maintenance.
- State-of-the-art greenhouses provide students with ample space for learning skills such as propagation or plant production.
- Beautiful and diverse, the South Carolina Botanical Garden is just off the main campus.
Green isn’t just the color of chlorophyll anymore. Today it’s an adjective for economics. Green now colors the way many industries demonstrate sustainability and eco-awareness. And plants are at the root of the green movement, making our world both healthy and beautiful. From greenhouses to gardens and laboratories to landscapes, a horticulture degree at Clemson blends science, business, artistry and communications to produce graduates who are highly marketable. As a horticulture major, you might find yourself getting a little dirty in our expansive greenhouse complex as you learn about root physiology. You might choose to cultivate your knowledge of sustainable crop production at our student-run organic farm. Some of our students even branch out and discover the opportunities available in arboriculture through the extensive variety of tree species here on campus and in the arboretum.