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We supply a great range of Indoor & Outdoor Tropical Plants, Landscape grades available as well as potted Indoor Plants; the perfect Living Gifts. Rare plants and all things tropical. We can help with design ideas & save you money.

We at Tropical Treasures Taranaki are a small local nursery serving the local Taranaki community with Tropical Indoor Plants and Subtropical Outdoor Plants. We will help you with landscape layout and design ideas. We will help you become a more knowledgeable tropical gardener and give you valuable information about the proper placement of your plants in your home garden.

We believe that proper indoor plants placement is just as important and we will help you with your indoor plant selections. We will give suggestions to ensure the right plants are chosen to compliment your indoor design. And we will also help you find that perfect spot for your indoor plants so you can create a piece of the tropics inside your home.

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Due to logistical difficulties, we are unable to offer shipping services for all our plants and only make an exception in specific circumstances. Tropical Treasures Taranaki supplies a large range of rare, hard to find plants and will make our best effort to ship these plants so that everyone in New Zealand can enjoy these rare beauties. This service is offered on a case by case basis so please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We have an active community on our Facebook page where we post our new arrivals. Please make sure to follow us on Facebook to keep up with the latest shipments and enquire about having one of these rare plants shipped to you. (based on availability, not too fragile & size ) 

team tropical

Meet Team Tropical

Sharolyn Croton

Landscape designer

Sharolyn is an indoor plants specialist and has subtropical outdoor plants expertise in design and planting. Her flare & creativity is fast becoming recognized.

Shane Croton

Co-Founder/Landscape Designer

 Shane has done all the hard landscaping at our property at Carrington Road. He has been in the building/Landscaping industry for 35+ years Shane’s eye for detail is always beneficial for design planning.

Kyla Ellis

Shop Assistant

Kyla was with the team for nearly 3yrs, she was always happy and helpful. We wish her well with her career, she had a promotion at her week job so could no longer help us on Saturdays. Shell be missed by staff & customers.

Kim Negron

Shop/Web Assistant

Kim offers heaps of creativity to the team, she works on keeping our website and newsletters up to date. You’ll also find Kim in the shop/nursery at times helping price & display stock.

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Visit our Facebook reviews page to read  dozens of reviews praising our plants and services.


Happy Customers


We HIGHLY recommend Tropical Treasures Taranaki not just for there high quality plants but also for their experience and knowledge of what we can grow here in Taranaki. The new garden extension that they did for us has gone beyond what we could ever imagine…. It truly is a tropical paradise. Excellent work !!

Shaun Overy


New Plymouth


We had great service and advice and love our New Mexican Grass Trees. Thank you.

Leanne Ferguson


New Plymouth