Our record-breaking collections have long been celebrated by the world-famous Guinness World Records book (@GWR) 📖🌿 Whether it's the biggest, longest or smallest plant, follow this thread for a selection of the weird and wonderful ways Kew has made record-breaking history 👇 https://t.co/oHA5uNd0Wl
Wasps can be a real pain at this time of year, feasting on the juices of split fruits. Protect your harvests with the help of our guide. https://t.co/Xcr6VSunT5
Ever thought of turning your kitchen scraps and garden waste into soil for the garden? Join the composting revolution today with our pick of the best compost bins to suit your space. https://t.co/YszngCPgfl
The largest 🏅 The latest addition to Kew’s ever-growing collection of records is the title ‘largest collection of living plants at a single-site botanic garden.’ Kew is home to a staggering 16,900 species of plants from all over the world as of 2019. https://t.co/l06znc5n2e
The smallest 🏅 Growing in the Princess of Wales Conservatory and the Waterlily House is the world’s smallest waterlily (Nymphaea thermarum). Though extinct in the wild, we have over 50 of these tiny plants growing in our collection. https://t.co/0zOmzrDK22
The biggest 🏅 The waterlilies that grace the Princess of Wales Conservatory can reach an incredible scale. The giant waterlily (Victoria amazonica) can grow leaves that reach a record-breaking 3m in diameter, making it the world’s largest waterlily species. https://t.co/2DVD1NINR2
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