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Waimea Nurseries Ltd

Fruit, nut and ornamental trees

Waimea Nurseries has been growing high quality trees since 1971, and is widely recognised as New Zealand's leading pipfruit nursery.

We raise fruit, berry, nut and deciduous ornamental trees in our nurseries on the sunny Waimea Plains, 20 minutes from Nelson.

Our trees are available through Garden Centres, Nurseries and Landscapers nationwide.

Trees for landscaping

Waimea Nurseries are a leading supplier of trees to professional landscapers, garden designers, property developers, local councils, horticulturalists and Garden Centres nationwide.

Waimea Nurseries produce Field grown (bare-rooted trees) which are available in winter, and container grown trees including topiary and espalier trees that are for sale all year round. Trees include list below. To find all varieties grown, please visit our website

Fruit trees
Apples, Apricots, Avocados, Ballerina Columnar Apple Trees, Cherries, Citrus, Dwarf Fruit trees, Feijoas, Figs, Loquats, Medlar, Nashis, Nectarines, Olives, Peaches, Pears, Persimmons, Plums, Quinces and Sapotes.

Espalier fruit trees
Apples and Pears, in a range of forms. (Limited availability).

Berry plants
Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Cranberries, Currants, Gooseberries, Grapes, Kiwiberries, Kiwifruit and Raspberries.

Nut trees
Almonds, Chestnuts, Hazelnuts, Pinenuts and Walnuts (limited numbers available).

Ornamental trees
Acer (Maple), Aesculus (Chestnut), Albizia, Betula (Birch), Castanea, Cercis, Cornus (Dogwood), Davidia, Fagus (Beech), Fraxinus (Ash), Ginkgo, Gleditsia, Idesia, Liquidambar (Sweet Gum), Liriodendron (Tulip Tree), Magnolia, Malus (Crabapple), Melia, Platanus (Plane), Prunus (Flowering Cherry, Peach, Plum), Pyrus (Ornamental Pear), Quercus (Oak), Robinia, Salix (Willow), Sorbus, Tilia (Lime/Linden), and Ulmus (Elm).

Topiary trees
Buxus, Camellia, Chaenomeles (Flowering Quince), Choisya, Cranberries, Currants, Feijoa, Laurus (Bays), Michelia, Olea (Olive), Prunus (Portuguese Laurel) and Viburnum.

Sales enquiries
Waimea Nurseries grow product for sale through Garden Centres, Nurseries and Landscapers. Whether you have brought your trees already, have a definite idea about the trees you want to grow or are open to suggestions. See our growing information guides and resources on our website.

Once you're decided what trees best suit your garden check out our list of stockists nearest you. Buying trees that originate from our nursery guarantees their quality.

For more information feel free to contact one of our sale members: Amber Ladds or Emma Whitcher-Hayton on (03) 544 2700 or email.

Find out more
Click here to visit our website for our full product range and free downloadable care guides to help your customers and staff.

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MAPLE TREES IN PARK PLANTING. Spectacular autumn colours
BALLERINAtm APPLE TREES - Fantastic features in containers. Crabapple varieties also available. Great in rows as edgings.
BIRCH TREES - Outside Tate Modern, London. Great example of a mass planting of birches to highlight the white trunks. Great way to divide areas while still maintaining visibility.
FRUIT TREES IN CONTAINERS - Great option for smaller areas/sections. Most fruit trees can be grown in containers - including: Citrus, Dwarf Apples, Dwarf Stonefruit, Figs, Olives, Feijoas ...
ESPALIER FRUIT TREES - Traditional European fruit tree training for walled gardens, now becoming popular in NZ especially for smaller gardens. A great wall feature or to divide a potager.
FLOWERING CHERRIES - Classic Spring specimen trees, ideal for public plantings like parks and streets.
PRUNUS AMANOGAWA - Flowering Cherry with very upright, narrow habit, ideal for plantings like this in rows.
PLEACHED TILIA STREET PLANTING - Traditional European tree training, great for street plantings and avenues/driveways. Also good on a smaller scale for garden paths.
OLIVE TREES IN POTS - Fabulous features for modern, classic and Meditereanean styled gardens.

Waimea Nurseries Ltd
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