Alba Trees is the UK’s largest producer of cell grown plants. The company holds a Royal Appointment as Woodland Tree and Shrub Nurserymen to Her Majesty the Queen. An impressive product range includes trees, shrubs, hedging, wildflowers and reeds. The company specialise in the production of native trees of local provenance from seed collected throughout the UK, selling approximately 6 million plants a year. Customers range from small land owners through to large forestry management companies, including the Forestry Commission. Although the company does not sell direct to the public, smaller customers are catered for through the company’s partnership with the Woodland Trust’s Native Tree Shop.
Alba Trees provides a consultancy service to other nurseries and has assisted those ranging from small local native tree nurseries to one of the largest growers in Eastern Europe. Alba regularly undertake contract-growing for customers ranging from Scottish Highland estates to local authorities and government agencies both in the UK and overseas. A unique, purpose designed, bar-code-based stock control system ensures full traceability of all stock lines.