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 and a range of shrubs and trees, 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 [email protected] for order enquiries.

Home Grown Plant List 2019

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 until 2:30 pm, lunch, afternoon tea, cream teas and home-made cakes.

Olive’s Café Winter Opening Hours 2019
Monday – Saturday
9.00 – 16:30

Sunday 10:00- 16:30
[email protected]

01323 833229

Booking advisable, especially at weekends.





Find Us

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

Nursery & Shop Opening Hours:

Monday- Saturday: 8:30-5:00 pm

Sunday: 10:00- 5:00 pm

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