Dr. Sandra Wilson is a Professor of Environmental Horticulture at the University of Florida. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Delaware. She earned her Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from Clemson University and completed postdoctoral studies at both Clemson University and Chiba University in Japan. Dr. Wilson teaches courses on Native Florida Landscaping, Plant Propagation, and Annual and Perennial Gardening. She has been recognized nationally for her scholarship in teaching development of interactive online materials on plant propagation, plant family classification and greenhouse education. She has been awarded the distinction of Fellow for two horticultural societies.
Dr. Wilson’s research focuses on propagation and evaluation of native plants as well as characterizing the invasive potential of ornamental plants in Florida. She has co-authored over 150 scientific and technical articles in plant propagation, container production, and landscape use. Recently, Dr. Wilson has become the newest co-author of the 9th edition world standard textbook, Hartmann and Kester’s Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices.