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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

Euonymus Alatus

Euonymus Alatus

Also known as ‘Winged spindle’ due to its unusual cork stirps on the stems and branches that are revealed in late autumn once it’s red strawberry leaves have fallen. An excellent shrub that will tolerate any well-drained site in full sun or partial shade.

🌷 Flowers: May – June

🌞 Position: Full sun – partial shade


Rosa Kent



Our Rosa Kent in a 10L are still full of white double flowers this month, once flowering has finished they will be followed with small Autumn hips… A perfect ground cover shrub 🌹

🌷 Flowers: July –  early October

🌞 Position: Full sun



Callicarpa ‘profusion’

Callicarpa ‘profusion’

Are known for their show-stopping clusters of striking, violet berries that appear in autumn and remain after the plant has lost its leaves. In summer you can expect pale pink flowers.

🌷 Flowers: July

🌞 Position: Sun or dappled shade

Skimmia Rubella

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

Pyracantha saphyr orange

Pyracantha saphyr orange

An excellent shrub with year-round interest with white flowers in spring and orange berries through autumn into winter. It’s excellent as a hedging plant, as a climber or even as a free-standing shrub.

🌷 Flowers: May

🌞 Position: Full sun – partial shade


Anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’

Anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’

Is a great late summer flowering perennial that grows well in sun or shade and have masses of elegant white flowers on tall stems that grow up to 1.2m tall.

🌷 Flowers: August – October

🌞 Position: Full sun – partial shade

Salvia 'Caradonna'

Salvia ‘Caradonna’

A butterfly and bee magnet plant with grey-green foliage and violet-blue flowers come June. A great addition to a well-drained border.

🌷 Flowers: June – October

🌞 Position: Full sun

Cotoneaster ‘coral beauty’

Cotoneaster ‘coral beauty’

Provide weed smothering foliage that is covered in small white flowers from late spring to early summer, followed by orange-red berries in autumn which provide an excellent feast for birds.

🌷 Flowers: May- June

🌞 Position: Full sun – partial shade

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