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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 ...

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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.

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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

Hydrangea varieties

Hydrangea varieties

Our Hydrangea plants look great right now and their striking flower heads are available in shades of pink, blue and white. Ideal for a mixed border or cottage garden.

🌸Flowers: June-September

🌞 Position: Full sun – partial shade

📏 Height: Up to 1.5m


Anemone varieties

Anemones varieties

A great plant for brightening up your projects in late summer in a partial shade location. Plant in a dark corner of the garden or at the middle or back of a border.

🌸Flowers: August – October

🌞 Position: Full sun – partial shade

📏 Height: Up to 1.2m

Fuchsia varieties 

Fuchsia varieties

A great long flowering plant with flowers that look like dancing ladies in skirts. Available in shades of pinks, whites, purples and reds. These plants will look great in a hanging basket, a patio pot or even as a standalone shrub.

🌸Flowers: June-October

🌞 Position: Full sun  or partial shade

📏 Height: Up to 1m (depending on variety)

Agapanthus varieties 

Agapanthus varieties

These plants are known for their large trumpet-shaped flowers. Plant in a mixed border or container pot in a sunny position for best results.

🌸Flowers:  July – September (depending on the variety)

🌞 Position: Full sun

📏 Height: Up to 1m (depending on variety)


Buddleia varieties

A butterflies favourite, commonly known as ‘butterfly bush’, and a fast-growing shrub that will suit a sunny, well-drained spot in the garden with flowers available in an array of course including purple, pink, blue, white and even yellow.

🌸Flowers: July – September

🌞 Position: Full sun – partial shade

📏 Height: Up to 4m

Abelia varieties

Abelia varieties

A long-flowering shrub with masses of small, fragrant flowers on arching branches that can give months of interest, colour and scent. Plant in a sunny position for best results.

🌸Flowers: June – October (depending on the variety)

🌞 Position: Full sun

📏 Height: Up to 1.5m (depending on the variety)


Crocosmia varieties

Crocosmia varieties

Are known for their tunnel-shaped flowers in shades of red, orange and yellow. They will brighten up your next planting plan – a great late flowering perennial.

🌸Flowers: August – September

🌞 Position: Full sun -partial shade

📏 Height: Up to 1.2m (depending on variety)


Echinacea varieties

 These long-flowering perennials are loved by bees and butterflies and would be a great addition to a sunny mixed border.

🌸Flowers: July – September

🌞 Position: Full sun

📏 Height: Up to 1m (depending on variety)

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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