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Locally grown palm trees and exotics

At All Green Nursery & Garden, we know what will look great in your garden. We've tried and tested all kinds of trees and plants throughout the years to find out exactly what will prosper in Melbourne soil. We have a dedicated facility for growing palms and exotic plants right here — grown in Melbourne, for Melbourne conditions.

If you're worried about palms and exotic plants suffering in the cold winters, don't fret. We have all the tips and tricks you need to grow your tropical paradise in your front or backyard. Visit us in-store to see the exotic wonders for yourself.

All Green nursery palms

On-site horticulturists

We believe that knowledge is the food that spurs great growth. That's why we employ qualified and highly trained horticulturists at our Hoppers Crossing location. We want to help you get the best out of your garden, no matter what you are growing.

If you have any questions about growing palm trees and exotic plants, they can tell you everything you need to know. From prepping roots to protecting against the winter frost, you'll have all the information of decades of plant knowledge available to you. Just drop in-store and ask one of our friendly members of staff. They'll point you in the right direction.

Team of horticulturists at All Green

Palm tree delivery

Need a helping hand getting your palm trees and exotic plants to where they need to be? You'd be crazier than a coconut to think we wouldn't want to help! Our palm tree and exotic plant delivery service will have your new plants to you in just a few business days.

If you have a small car, or a big order, don't stress. We can deliver any number of plants right to you, from a single Bangalow palm to a full collection of tropical ground coverings. We deliver anywhere in the Melbourne metro area, so get in touch with our friendly customer service team to find out more.

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Hoppers Crossing

Our primary location has our nursery, garden, landscaping, and building supplies.

130 Old Geelong Rd

Hoppers Crossing

VIC 3029

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Monday - Saturday: 7 am–5 pm

Sunday: 10 am–3 pm


Our newest location in Epping has landscaping, building, and garden supplies.

89 Rufus St


VIC 3076

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Monday - Friday: 7 am–4 pm

Saturday: 8 am–2 pm

Sunday: Closed

Frequently asked questions

Can you deliver exotic plants and palm trees?

We certainly can! All Green can deliver any number of palm trees and exotic plants to homes and businesses around Melbourne in just a few business days. We determine delivery fees based on your proximity to our centre, including our palm tree nursery, at Hoppers Crossing.

If you have any questions about the delivery process or would like to place an order, get in touch with the team at All Green. Our customer service department would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Can I grow palm trees in Melbourne?

If you're set on palms, don't sway. Us Victorians may shiver through frigid winters, and swelter during the hot, dry summers, but tropical gardens are still viable. The weather may be unpredictable, but fortunately, palms love it.

Take a walk around your neighbourhood and keep an eye out. You are bound to see dozens of palms soaring above front and back yards. There are 40 species of palms thriving in the Royal Botanical Gardens alone!

What are some good palms to grow in Melbourne's climate?

The palms that will grow the easiest are those that come from exotic locations with similar climates. They should be able to tolerate extreme and moderate frost with ease. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Bangalow palm (Archontophoenix cunninghamiana) — Hailing from the northern coast of NSW, this is one of the country's most popular indoor and outdoor species.
  • Chinese Windmill (Trachycarpus fortunei) — This Chusan palm is native to China, Southern Japan, Northern Myanmar and India. It hates humiditiy, but thrives in Melbourne.
  • European fan palm (Chamaerops humilis) — This screening palm of Mediterranean origin is one of the few palms native to Europe, and can handle cold and wind well.
  • Wine palm (Butia capitata) — This South American palm is one the world's hardiest, and can tolerate cold and drought with relative ease.

How can I create and care for an exotic tropical garden in Melbourne?

Creating your tropical paradise is as easy. First, you need to create a tropical microclimate in your bare backyard. You can do that by following these steps:

  1. Set your soil. It needs to be nutrient-rich and well-draining.
  2. Consider layering. Before you plant, you need to remember that tropical plants grow close together for protection.
  3. Start with a shield. Hardier, wind-tolerant palms will protect delicate tropical plants below.
  4. Retain heat. Stone walls and bricks are excellent insulators against the cold and wind.
  5. Select for style. Once your microclimate is functioning, you can plant an array of lush green foliage punctuated by vibrant flowers.

If you are looking for inspiration, visit our Hoppers Crossing location. Our expert landscapers are hard at work bringing similar gardens to life in our Landscape Avenue section.

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