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Saturday & Sundays… Closed

May Bank Holidays… Closed



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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, with 100 years’ experience growing and supplying plants and trees 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.

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    100 Years

    Supplying the nation with quality plants and trees for 100 years.

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    Who We Are

    One of the largest commercial nursery businesses in Europe with an expansive range of stock grown and nurtured onsite to support ‘on-demand’ supply.

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    Centrally located between Harrogate and York, North Yorkshire with our nationwide delivery network from Aberdeen to Andover

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    Commitment to excellence in Health and Safety - ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environmental Management accredited and ROSPA Silver.

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    Onsite Trade Shop

    Our onsite trade outlet is the perfect one-stop-shop for horticultural professionals.

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    Johnsons constantly innovates to retain the cutting edge that keeps us at the forefront of the industry and ahead of the competition.

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    Established Supply Chain

    Complemented with an established supply chain across Europe - ‘if we don’t grow it, we can supply it.’.

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    The UK's Trusted Supplier

    We are the UK’s trusted supplier of plants and trees to national, high profile landscape projects, garden centres and wholesale commercial sectors.

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    Customer Service

    Our dedicated customer service team, provide quick turnarounds, expert knowledge and support every step of the way.

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    Our Staff

    130-strong workforce, increasing to 160 seasonally, made up of family members and many colleagues with more than 30 years + service.

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    Competitive Prices

    Quality assurance at competitive prices delivered to specification.

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    Three Generations

    Three generations of horticultural business experience ensuring unrivalled knowledge of the sector and its evolution.

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

Geranium Johnsons blue

Geranium Johnsons blue

A vigorous, clump-forming perennial, with deep lavender-blue flowers, prefers a sunny location,and well-drained soil.

🌸 Flowers: May-August

🌞Position: Full sun – Partial Shade



Known for their spectacular flowers, Rhododendrons make a fantastic addition to an area of the garden where a pop of colour is needed during spring.

☀️Position: Full sun – partial shade
🌸Flowers: May – June


Ajuga ‘Burgundy Glow’

Ajuga ‘Burgundy Glow’

A great multi-coloured ground cover perennial with dense upright deep blue flowers and evergreen foliage with splashes of red and cream.

🌸Flowers: April – May

🌞  Position: Full sun – partial shade

Lavandula 'Victory'

Lavandula ‘Victory’

A dwarf shrub with grey-green leaves bearing dense, oval heads of purple flowers that are tuft with purple bracts. A  great addition to a patio pot, low hedges or mass planting.

🌞  Position: Full sun 

🌸Flowers: May – July



Are in flower now and are available in various colours from reds, pinks, oranges and yellows. Plant in a partial shade – full sun border for best results.

🌸 Flowers: May – September

☀️ Position: Partial shade – full sun


Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'

Erysimum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’

A long-flowering semi-evergreen with narrow, grey-green leaves. This perennial produces spikes of purple flowers from late February to July and will make a great addition to a long flowering sunny border.

🌸 Flowers: February – July

☀️ Position: Full sun

Euphorbia wulfenii

Euphorbia wulfenii

Is filled with huge heads of yellow-green flowers with ‘bronze eyes’ from late March-May that tower above its bluish-green foliage. Great at the back of a sunny border.

🌸Flowers:  Late March – May

☀️ Position:  Full sun

Prunus 'Kojo-no-mai'

Prunus ‘Kojo-no-mai’

Is a great addition to a small garden, it’s wiry twigs burst into life in March when buds open to display pale pink flower. It’s green leaves turn to glorious shades of red and orange in Autumn.

🌸Flowers: March-April

☀️ Position:  Full sun

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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