UK gardening help and assistance

Tropical and Exotic Plants

Gardening links for tropical and exotic plants and gardens. Sites for advice and tips on tropical and exotic gardens and plants plus details of suppliers.

See specific pages for Bonsai, Cacti and Succulents

General information:

Cool Tropical Plants - Information on creating a tropical style garden in less than tropical climates.

Mikes Exotics and Hardy Plants - A weblog for people interested in growing exotic and exotic looking hardy plants.

Urban Jungle - Site includes tips, cultural information on Bananas, Cannas, Gingers, Tree Ferns, Arisaemas, Amorphophallus etc - (


Big Plant Nursery (Ashington, West Sussex) - Specialists in palms, bamboos, tree ferns, bananas, unusual trees, shrubs & herbaceous plants

Easy Tropicals (Tarvin, Chester) - Mail order nursery specialising in exciting tropical plants from around the world.

Jungle Gardens (Watlington, Oxfordshire ) - Offer Tropical plants (such as bananas, gingers, aroids, climbers, brugmansia and many unusual varieties) by mail order.

Silk Tree (Oxford) - A mail order nursery specialising in sculptural, specimen, rare, and unusual plants

The Palm Centre - Offers Palms, Bamboos, Cycads, Bananas, Tree Ferns, Mediterranean Plants and more - (

Trebrown Nurseries - Palm trees and cycad nursery in Cornwall UK selling rare and exotic plants, palm seeds, cycad seeds and banana seeds with World-wide delivery. Free botanical, horticultural, & conservation research Species Database.

Urban Jungle (Norwich) - A nursery specialising in exotic plants such as bananas, cannas, gingers, tree ferns and aroids. (