Established in 1946, Lime Cross Nursery is a family-run business specialising in the production of premier conifers, trees and shrubs and purveyors of other plant groups. We grow over 500 varieties of conifers, some of which have been discovered by Johnathan Tate (co-founder) of the nursery, our conifers are exceptional and are all hand propagated and watered using water from our beautiful reservoir.

Download a PDF of our list and e mail Vicky.tate@limecross.co.uk for order enquiries.

Conifer Availability list 31st August 2018

Our shop is an emporium of inspiring and beautiful hand-selected products.

Our bustling café/bistro is quickly becoming known around the county for providing wholesome and delicious, home-made, home-grown vibrant food. Come along to a pop-up dining event and enrol onto one of our cooking classes or wine tastings.

Come and explore the 28 acres of beautiful woodland, lakes and our world-acclaimed pinetum. Our eclectic calendar of events will allow you to learn, create and be inspired.

Find Us

Lime Cross Nursery
Herstmonceux, Hailsham
East Sussex, BN27 4RS


We serve delicious breakfasts, outstanding coffee, brunch until 2:30 pm, lunch, afternoon tea, cream teas and home-made cakes.

Olive’s Café Spring Opening Hours 2017
Monday – Saturday
9.00 – 16:30

Sunday 10:00- 16:30

Booking advisable, especially at weekends.

Call 01323 833229

Brunch, Lunch & Drinks Autumn Winter 2018

Vegan Menu 2018

Festive Specials


Monthly Pop-up dining and private events/ hire, contact Helen at-


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