Native Plant Wholesalers is one of the larger native plant growers in Australia producing an extensive range of quality plants. We have developed a unique range of plants and labels, including many PBR varieties. Situated half way between our major markets of Adelaide and Melbourne we are an independent nursery growing only Australian native plants.
Native Plant Wholesalers began 30 years ago by Australian native plant enthusiast, Phillip Dowling, supplying Australian native plants to farmers, retailers and cut flower growers.
Native Plant Wholesalers is set on about 12 hectares with a growing area of 6 hectares, 12 kms from Mount Gambier, SA. We produce over 600’000 plants per annum in 140mm & 200mm pots. Native Plant Wholesalers has been a Nursery & Garden Industry of South Australia Accredited Nursery since 2000.
Our Nursery Manager, Jason Dawe, is a Qualified Horticulturist and has been with Native Plant Wholesalers for over 17 years. A staff of more than 25 full-time and casuals, with a broad range of skills help Phillip and Jason run Native Plant Wholesalers. An extensive range of plants, exclusive labels and PBR plants make Native Plant Wholesalers leaders in the promotion and development of the Australian flora for horticulture.
Native Plant Wholesalers has an extensive infrastructure of:
- 40 tunnel houses
- 5,000 m2 Multispan
- Potting Machine / Buffer Table / Pot Fork Takeaway System
- Conveyor Belt Plant Detailing System
- Extensive sheds with Loading Dock
- New Cutting Propagation & Tubing Facility
- Extensive graveled and well maintained growing areas
- Modern pump facility with acid dosing
- Modern Truck Fleet & Plant Trolleys
- New Propagation and tube Growing Area of over 3,300 m2
- Modern Office, In-house Label Printing, Website
- Sustainable Water Supply & License
Native Plant Wholesalers is EcoHort Accredited and:
- use pots made of 100% recycled material
- used pots are recycled
- organic waste is composted
- produce no run-off into waterways or neighboring properties
Native Plant Wholesalers is able to send stock to all states of Australia except Tasmania. An extensive stocklist and the Website is updated weekly for ordering and we offer quick and efficient delivery.