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.
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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.
We serve delicious breakfasts, outstanding coffee, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, cream teas and home-made cakes.
Truly stunning rare specimen, hand grafted and propagated here at Lime Cross Nursery.£100.00
Abies koreana ‘Silberkugel’ is arguably the most distinctive of a group of miniature Korean fir.
Abies koreana ‘Frosty’ is a Korean Fir Cultivar with leaves that are curved like a ‘Silberlocke’ showing the white stomate bands of the underside leaf.£22.99
Abies koreana ‘Kohouts Icebreaker’ is a dwarf cultivar of Korean fir. It’s parent plant is ‘Horstmann’s Silberlocke,’
Relax by the Lake from 10am-12pm with the Sunday morning paper and feel liberated and invigorated by plunging into the crystal-clear waters of our spring fed lake. This lake irrigates the plants that we grow and is exceptionally clean, hosting a clan of fresh water mussels on its banks. Swim in a safe controlled environment…
Arrive at 7:50 am to meet Gemma in the Lime Cross car park, everyone will then head down to the lake side for an hour long dynamic and invigorating hatha yoga session surrounded by nature and the calming sounds of the water. The session is suitable for all levels, Gemma will tap into the groups…
Take a stroll around the Lime Cross site with Helen & Vicky discovering the growing area, the ancient woodland and the beautiful lake. Vicky and Helen will show you the rare and unusual conifers growing in the pinetum, the flora and fauna in the woodlands and the planting schemes around the nursery. Then retire back…
Yes we do have fabulous underwear! At least, we have a ginkgo tree amusingly named ‘fabulous underwear’, along with a further 20 different varieties of ginkgo biloba. Also known as Maidenhair tree, Ginkgo bilboa is a deciduous conifer found in fossils dating back 200 million years. Ginkgo trees have both male and female plants. The…