The Plant Growth Center (PGC) is a state-of-the-art greenhouse center, which has 6 research greenhouses and 1 educational greenhouse. The PGC also houses 12 plant growth chambers located in the basement of the building. PGC operational questions can be addressed to Weimin Dang in the PGC (, 310-825-4687).

Request for greenhouse bench space can be addressed to Joel Latimer (

Entry to the PGC requires faculty authorization, and only persons growing plants in the greenhouses or chambers are authorized to enter. To obtain authorization, possession of a UCLA Bruin Card is required.


Each greenhouse contains 10 benches with a combined growing space of approximately 590 square feet.

Benches come in four sizes as followed:

12′ x 4′ 5″ (2 per room, 53 square feet each)
12′ x 4′ 11″ (3 per room, 59 square feet each)
13′ x 4′ 5″ (2 per room, 57.5 square feet each)
13′ x 4′ 11″ (3 per room, 63.9 square feet each)

Conviron Growth Chambers