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Monday – Friday… 08:00 – 16:30


Saturday & Sundays… Closed


Bank Holidays…Closed


Christmas Opening Hours…Closed: 12pm Friday 18th December – Monday 4th January 2021



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As an accomplished nationwide grower and leading supplier of plants, shrubs and trees, based in North Yorkshire, we offer a vast portfolio of stock to suit all your horticultural needs.

Wholesale Commercial | Johnsons of Whixley

Wholesale Commercial

From contract growing to continuous commercial supply, our vast range of plant stock allows us to cater for large-scale public and private sector landscape schemes ...

Garden Centre Sales | Johnsons of Whixley

Garden Centre Sales

We are one of the UK’s primary suppliers of plants, shrubs and trees to independent garden centres across the country and also supply to other retail chains and outlets.

Wholesale Xpress | Johnsons of Whixley

Wholesale Xpress

Our on-site professional trade outlet supplying landscape gardeners, garden designers, tree surgeons, estates, caravan parks and Universities, with a large variety of stock all year round.

Who We Are

A three-generation North Yorkshire family-run business, we have nearly 100 years’ experience growing and supplying trees, shrubs and plants for horticultural projects, garden centres, landscape gardeners and designers.

About Johnsons
About Johnsons

Why We're Different

If you want the impossible made possible, you need Johnsons.

  • About JohnsonsOne of the largest commercial nursery businesses in Europe with an expansive range of stock grown and nurtured on site to support ‘on-demand’ supply
  • About JohnsonsComplemented with an established supply chain across Europe - ‘if we don’t grow it, we can supply it’
  • About JohnsonsCentrally located in North Yorkshire with our own nationwide delivery network from Aberdeen to Andover
  • About JohnsonsTrusted supplier of plants and trees to national, high profile landscape projects, garden centres and wholesale commercial sectors
  • About JohnsonsQuality assurance at competitive prices delivered to specification
  • About JohnsonsThree generations of horticultural business experience ensuring unrivalled knowledge of the sector and its evolution
  • About JohnsonsDedicated customer service team – providing quick turnarounds, expert knowledge and support every step of the way
  • About JohnsonsJohnsons constantly innovates to retain the cutting edge that keeps us at the forefront of the industry and ahead of the competition
  • About Johnsons100-strong workforce, increasing to 150 seasonally, made up of family members and many colleagues with more than 30 years’ service
  • About JohnsonsCommitment to excellence in Health and Safety - ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management accredited and ROSPA Silver

Need more information? Contact us directly or read our full customer charter which outlines what you can expect from working with Johnsons.

Retail Gallery

An overview of current seasonal lines

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Case Studies & Testimonials

This Month’s Highlights

We grow millions of plants in our wholesale nursery each year, with over 56,000 stock variants for our customers to choose from. With a wide variety of stock including shrubs, herbaceous, trees and hedging. Here is an evolving overview of this month’s highlighted products.

Here is a small snapshot of 8 products that are looking fantastic right now

Viburnum tinus

Viburnum tinus

Our Viburnum tinus plants are full of bud and flowers right now… An excellent evergreen shrub with dark green leaves and clusters of small white flowers.  Ideal for brightening up a part shaded area of the garden over winter and into spring when little else is flowering.

🌸 Flowers: Late November – April

🌞Position: Full sun – Partial Shade

Cornus 'alba sibirica'

Cornus ‘alba sibirica’

Are known for their bright-red stem that are revealed during mid-late autumn when the leaves fall. In early summer you will find small white flowers that appear amongst masses of dark green ovate leaves.

🌷 Flowers: May – June

🌞 Position: Full sun – Partial shade


Ilex varieties

Ilex varieties

We have a great selection of Ilex varieties that are not only seasonal but look great too, from Ilex aquifolium to Ilex ‘Golden King’ there’s an Ilex for every garden.

🌸Flowers: generally May – June depending on variety

🌞  Position: Full sun – partial shade

Euonymus Alatus

Euonymus alatus 

This autumn dark-winged shrub turns to brilliant shades of strawberry red from mid-September & is sure to brighten a dark corner of the garden.

🌞  Position: Sun – Partial shade

🌸Flowers: May – June

Skimmia Rubella

Skimmia Rubella

Are you in need of some autumn/winter colour? Skimmia Rubella are known for their dark red flower buds that are produced in autumn and last through to winter until the flowers open in spring — an excellent plant for a patio pot or border

🌸 Flowers: April – May

☀️ Position: partial – full shade


Mahonia 'Winter Sun'

Mahonia ‘Winter Sun’

are the perfect addition to a shaded spot in your garden as they prefer full – partial shade with spikes of yellow flowers from November through to March that has a fragrant reminiscent of lily-of-the-valley on dark green holly-like leaves. Prune in spring after flowering. Available in 2L,5L and 10L pots.

🌸 Flowers: November – March

☀️ Position: Full or partial shade

Cornus 'Flaviramea'

Cornus ‘Flaviramea’

White flowers in May – June with dark green leaves that redden in Autumn and fall to reveal bright yellow stems in winter. A great choice for a moist area of the garden.

🌸Flowers:  May – June

☀️ Position:  Full sun – partial shade



Roses are one of the UK’s best-loved plants, we have a great selection available on our cash & carry from climbing roses to shrub and groundcover roses.

???? Flowers: (Most flower from June – September)

☀️ Position:  Full sun – partial shade

Latest News & Stories

Keep up with developments and trends in horticulture, read our gardening tips for every season and discover the latest news from Johnsons.

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View our latest catalogue for all the company information you need to know from our heritage to case studies and our top 100 plant lists...everything you need to know in one place.

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