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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.

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An overview of current seasonal lines

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

Forsythia ‘Lynwood Gold’

Forsythia ‘Lynwood Gold’

Yellow flowers smother branches from March – April providing a notable cheery sight to the start of spring. Try planting at the back of a dull border or even as a hedge with its full height reaching to 2 meters.

🌷 Flowers: February – April

🌞 Position: Full sun – light shade


 Prunus ‘Kojo-no-mai’

 Prunus ‘Kojo-no-mai’

A pretty deciduous shrub with zig-zag branches and crimson buds that open to display white flowers with pink centres in early spring. Its luscious green leaves appear after into the summer months and are then followed by bright reddish/orange leaves before falling in the Autumn. A perfect small compact tree for a smaller garden or patio pot.

🌷 Flowers: March – April

🌞 Position: Full sun


Vinca minor

Vinca minor

A great low growing ground cover plant with pale blue flowers and lance-shaped dark green leaves. It is excellent at suppressing weeds and would make a great addition to the front of a border.

🌷 Flowers: March – September

🌞 Position: Full sun or partial shade

Spirea arguta

Spirea arguta

Small delicate white flowers on arching stems have started to appear on our Spirea arguta plants this month. A hardy deciduous shrub perfect as a freestanding shrub or as a hedge. Prune immediately after flowering to guarantee abundant shows year after year.

🌷 Flowers: March-May

🌞 Position: Full sun

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: March – April

☀️ Position:  Sun – Partial shade


Bergenia ‘Harzkristall ‘

 Bergenia ‘Harzkristall ‘

A clump forming perennial with large dark green glossy leaves, reddish brown stems and pink tinged white flowers that appear in spring. Great for a woodland garden or border.

🌸 Flowers: March – April

☀️ Position:  Sun – Partial shade

Pieris ‘Katsura’

Pieris ‘Katsura’

A compact, evergreen shrub with clusters of pale pink, cream bell-shaped flowers in spring. It is well known for its foliage that emerges red, changes to pink, then cream and on to green. A great plant for a container on a patio.

🌸 Flowers: February – April

☀️ Position:  Sun – Partial shade

Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra’

Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra’

A striking medium-sized ornamental cherry tree that is known for its deep purple foliage and stems which can almost appear black. During March and April a mass of single pink flowers emerges providing an early source of pollen for bees. The deep purple leaves remain until autumn when they turn a bright red before falling.

🌸 Flowers: March – April

☀️ Position:  Full sun

Latest News & Stories

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