Welcome to Southern Woods

Southern Woods is one of the South Island’s largest and most progressive nurseries, producing a wide range of plants for projects large and small.

Based in Ōtautahi Christchurch, we supply healthy, hardy plants to retail and wholesale customers across New Zealand. Our range includes New Zealand natives, specimen trees, landscape shrubs, specialist forestry species, fruit trees and plenty more. 

southernwoods.nz is a great reference tool as well as an online store, there’s sure to be something to get you growing! 

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Canterbury Grown
Our nursery grows millions of trees and shrubs for projects across the country.

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Plants For Good
We're passionate about growing for future generations of New Zealanders.

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Thousands of plants available to purchase online

We’re committed to creating natural environments for the long term benefit of all.

Growing for our future.

Southern Woods has been producing quality plants for over a generation. From early beginnings as a forestry nursery, we’ve steadily expanded our range and our team. Our ever-growing site is now home to over 50 staff and millions of plants. We’re forward-thinking, people-focused, and passionate about achieving the best environmental outcomes for New Zealanders. 

We’re all about growth, across every aspect of the business.

Plant Centre

Our new, purpose built plant centre is now open. Christchurch’s largest range of plants, open 7 days.