Glycerine (60 and 40%) solution was used for the preservation of ornamental plant materials including twigs, leaves and berries. Five different plant materials viz. leaves of Magnolia grandiflora, Aspidistra elatior, Fatsia japonica and branches of Mahonia aquifolium and Cotoneaster horizontalis were used. The materials were put into containers with glycerine in hot water (60 and 40% v/v). These containers were kept under light and dark conditions. For all the tested plant materials 60% glycerine and light condition yielded better results.