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Signature Plants, a division of The Plant People, was founded 11+ years ago and now has two nurseries located at Dairy Flat and Oratia, Waitakere City.

The nurseries specialise in native plants with >95% of stock being native. Seed collection is currently eco-sourced from within the local district and they have recently applied and gained access to seed collection from within the Auckland Council’s Regional Parks (ACRP). Signature Plants are ideally located, attracting ample sunshine hours with a natural shelter belt. Providing a contract growing service for project requiring ecological specific individuals.

The nursery management team has a combined total of 30 + years experience and over the 11 years our staff have developed extensive botanical and horticultural based skills. Employees of both nurseries are highly competent in seed collection, following strict protocol and adhering to all biological control methods. Seed collectors have been trained in plant selection, how to collect seeds, and aseptic techniques with special consideration to the ease of transfer of Kauri Dieback disease.

Recent contracts include propagation and supply of NZ native revegetation for The Plant People Ltd’s landscaping projects. These include:

  • Ferguson Block - Kyle Rd, Albany
  • Wattledowns - Manurewa
  • Kawau Holdings - Snells Beach
  • Lincoln Park – Henderson
  • Helenslee
  • Millwater
  • Longbay subdivision