Italian Specimen Plants
The Niccolai Elio Nursery is situated in the heart of the Pistoia area in Tuscany and they can offer you a comprehensive selection of the plant range for which that region is famous throughout Europe.
With 20 hectares of open ground production and 4 hectares of containers they grow over 200 varieties and supply many of the big-name nurseries nearby. So when you buy from Niccolai you are certainly buying "direct from the grower" - and at a competitive price! In addition, they can also put at your disposal quite a network of fellow growers in the area with whom they have built up a strong working relationship over many years.
Check out their regularly up-dated AV lists on our "Downloads" page and you'll see a tempting range of Italian specimen material:
- Shrubs and Conifers for instant impact up to 6m and beyond
- Deciduous and Evergreen Trees, inc. Q. ilex
- Palms, Bamboos and Mediterranean exotics
- Ever-popular lollipop standards, inc., Bay, Photinia, Ligustrum, V. tinus & Wistaria
- Topiary shapes and figures to add formal elegance or imagination or humour - from cones & spirals to cloud trees and racing cars
Budget flights now make it easier than ever to organise a buying trip to Italy to see for yourself the terrific quality that Niccolai have to offer. Owner Luca Niccolai and commercial manager Sara Capecchi be delighted to show you their plants, quality control your order, progress check your shipment and snag any problems. They will, of course, be ready with some fabulous Tuscan hospitality too!