Nielsen's Native Nursery

Nielsen's Nursery is great place to shop for Australian native plants: eucalypts, leptospermums, callistemons, banksias, grevilleas, rainforest plants... In addition to the extensive range of Australian plants, they have an impressive array of exotic plants, fruit trees, herbs, flowers, water plants, pots, garden ornaments, water features, a beautiful aquarium and a nice cafe with a view to the plants and the pond. The Nielsen's staff is knowledgeable and helpful, and the nursery is doing a good job of promoting the use of Australian native plants in South East Queensland gardens. The nursery's car park is adorned with native plants and is a great place to see what the plants will look like when grown.

Nielsen's Native Nursery contacts:

Address: 49-51 Beenleigh-Redland Bay Road (just off the Pacific Hwy), Loganholme, Queensland, Australia
Phone: (07) 3806 1414
Open daily 8:00–17:00

Nielsen's Native Nursery - sign on Beenleigh-Redland Bay Road.
Nielsen's Native Nursery sign on Beenleigh-Redland Bay Road
Nielsen's Native Nursery carpark - a great display of grown native plants. Australian native plants in Nielsen's Nursery carpark.
Australian native plants at the nursery car park
Nielsen's Native Nursery entrance.
Nielsen's Native Nursery entrance
Water features.
Water features
Nursery shop: seeds, books, fertilisers, ornaments and more.
Nursery shop: seeds, books, plant nutrients, hardware, ornaments and more
Nielsen's Native Nursery - plant display area. Native shrubs and groundcovers. Ferns and smaller plants. Semi-shade plants. Tropical plants and flowers. Bushes and small trees. Native flowering plants Garden plants.
Plant display area
Water plants near the Lorikeet's Coffee Shop. Nielsen's Native Nursery cafe.
Nursery cafe: Lorikeet's Coffee Shop
Casper, the long-billed corella.
Casper the long-billed corella, the nursery's welcoming committee. When he is in a social mood, he likes to say “Hello!” and “Give me a scratch.” Otherwise, he is usually seen snacking, grooming himself or snoozing during the hot hours of the day.
Australian rainforest plants.
Australian rainforest plants
Pots, statues and garden ornaments.
Pots, statues and garden ornaments
Larger trees.
Larger trees
Callistemons (bottle brushes).
Callistemons (bottle brushes)
Pond and water plants.
The nursery pond and water plants
Shade-loving plants. Full shade plants.
Shade-loving plants
Marine aquarium, entrance. Aquarium shop.
Marine aquarium

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Nielsen's is always a joy to visit. Wide range of plants, friendly staff, and a nice cafe on site.

Sally, 16 December 2013

Thank you for this well illustrated review. It prompted me to visit Nielsen's and I am very glad I did. They have a huge range of plants, and I have found one I'd been looking for for a long time.

Jean W., Brisbane QLD Australia, 26 May 2017

I love the selection of Australia native trees and shrubs at Nielsen's. Some years ago I realised that growing natives in my yard means a much more resilient, water-wise and self-caring garden. Most non-native plants are just not well adapted to Australian conditions.

Keith, 3 November 2018

One of my favourite nurseries. I am a big collector of shade-loving and water plants. And Nielsen's have a good display of both.

Graeme C., 12 September 2020

Thanks to all your informative and friendly staff that are never too busy to stop and help me whenever I visit. I do not live locally but prefer to travel here due to the abundance of plants to choose from. See you again soon.

Maree, 3 November 2021

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