Sunshine Seedlings has its roots in humble beginnings
since 1982. What started off as a small crop of vegetables in the valley, has
flourished and expanded into a nursery yielding some of the highest quality
timber and vegetable seedlings in South Africa.
Boasting more than 130 years of practical and academic
experience from qualified agriculturalists, a well established management team
and over 30 years in operation, Sunshine Seedlings Services is the leader in
the containerized seedling industry. Sunshine Seedlings is well placed to meet
your highest expectations.
Sunshine Seedling Services produces over 35 million
vegetable seedlings annually, as well as, 10 million
timber seedlings and 10 million clones.
A distinguishing feature of Sunshine Seedling Services
is that all seedlings are grown to perform specifically in the area in which
they will be planted. For example seedlings are grown in a bigger plug size in
harsh, dry conditions, which enables the seedlings to withstand the tougher
QUALITY-OUR PROMISE TO YOU
Quality is not questionable when it comes to Sunshine
Seedlings. We pride ourselves on our reputation for maintaining consistently
high quality seedlings. Regular checking, research and tests are conducted to
ensure there are no genetic defects or disease.
Another accreditation to Sunshine Seedlings' quality
is the IS0 9000 quality certification, as well as SGASA and SABS standards
achieved and exceeded each year. We are SGASA and SABS Certified
Besides knowledgeable and friendly
customer service, teamed with efficient administrative follow-up, we at
Sunshine Seedlings have a large fleet of vehicles ensuring timely and reliable
deliveries. Seedlings are delivered country-wide and arrive ready to plant.
The two branches, one inland and the other coastal,
operate to provide more efficient service to customers. The inland branch is
the growing hub. Seeds are planted, germinated and grown to your
specifications. Ken Leisegang, Bryn Pollard and Ian Sumner head up the team
that manages Sunshine Seedlings. Bryn Pollard manages the forestry seedlings
SUNSHINE SEEDLING SERVICES - A COMPANY THAT CARES:
A successful business excels when it reaches beyond
its niche, and seeks to empower and improve the community in which they operate
and beyond. Sunshine Seedling Services support local schools, community centers
and NGO's in establishing gardens to provide food. We believe in equipping the
community with skills to sustain themselves and families. We have an annual
intake of students who we welcome in to gain practical experience in the
Eucalyptus species, E. grandis,
dunnii, macarthurrii, benthammii, badgensis, nitens, smithii
Acacia species; mearnsii,
Pinus species; patula and elliottii
Corymbia species; henryii
Eucalyptus clones; GXU, UXG and
We transport quality forestry
seedlings and clones throughout South Africa; we also offer expert advice on
site species matching. Our plants are sized and sorted before dispatch to assist
in the establishment of uniform well stocked compartments infield.
Forestry South Africa is NOT a Trading Company and as such neither sells or supplies any goods or services. Trade Enquires should thus be directed to the online Business Directory Section of the website.