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Buy seasonal plants to build your own botanically inspired garden.

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Growing Friends Nursery, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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11am to 2pm on weekdays
10am to 2pm on weekends



Starting from $6 per plant

Shop our superb seasonal selection of native, exotic, rare and hard-to-find plants, exclusively sourced from your Botanic Gardens at this collector’s paradise.  

Buy from our Growing Friends Plant Sales 

From just $6 per plant, you can create your own Botanic inspired garden propagated from the living collections flourishing in the soils of the Botanic Gardens of Sydney. Your purchase helps support our vital work in science, conservation, horticulture, and education.  

Please bring a box, bag or basket when shopping. You can also purchase our green corn starch bags or 6-pot container bags from the Gift Shop for $2.50 (or $2 for Foundation and Friends Members).  

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Become a member to save 20% on all plant sales 

Join or renew your Foundation and Friends membership to receive a 20% discount on all plant sales and a 10% discount on Garden Shop items. As well as enjoying exclusive benefits, Foundation and Friends membership supports the science and conservation that underpins the Botanic Gardens of Sydney.

Become a member

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Visit our Growing Friends Plant Sales 

We’d love to see you at our garden nurseries located in each of the Botanic gardens where you can buy your plants in person. As well as an array of native and unique plant species, we also have a range of garden ornaments, honey from the gardens and gift cards. 

Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah Visitor Centre 

Daily from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm 

Free on-site parking 


Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan Visitor Centre 

Daily from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm 

Free on-site parking 


Royal Botanic Garden Sydney Growing Friends Plant Sales 

Weekdays from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm 

Sat — Sun from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm 

Phone us on 02 9231 8182


Metered parking is available on Mrs Macquaries Road outside the nursery; but we do recommend using public transport

Email us at [email protected] for more information.   

Gift something special to a plant lover

A Growing Friends Gift Voucher is an inspired gift to a friend, colleague or loved one to choose their own perfect plant from your Botanic Gardens. Purchase a gift voucher.