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Ordering information

The new order form and catalogue/price list for 2020 is here: Order form

Please note the website is currently undergoing updating work and some prices may be out of date. Current prices can be found in the catalogue.

How to order

The simplest procedure is for the customer to email us their wish list, then for us to confirm availability, price
and delivery cost (if delivery is required). Once a customer confirms the order by email, we will provisionally reserve the items pending payment. We require a 50 percent deposit (full payment where the order value is under €200) to firm up the order. Where payment does not reach us within a reasonable time (7 days unless otherwise agreed), we reserve the right to re-allocate the stock to other customers. In the event of order cancellations, provided the stock can be resold we will refund any payment made, minus a handling charge of 25%.

We request that customers do NOT email a scanned order form as these can be very hard to read!). Make sure you provide a contact phone number. Please note that we cannot take orders or answer stock enquiries by phone.

International Orders

We regularly ship plants to other European countries. International enquiries welcome.

Guidelines for international orders

Fruit trees: apples and pears only. We do not export any other top fruit. Minimum order generally 20 trees of any variety.

Berries: minimum order generally 50 of any variety, P9 size only.

Nuts: We do not export almond trees. Most other nut trees are exportable (subject to size limits below). With 2yr cobnuts there is a minimum of 10 trees per variety. The criteria for other nuts varies according to the species (please enquire).

Parcel size is limited to 20kg and 1.5m in length. This equates to approx 15 x 3yr cobnut trees or maiden apples, providing they aren't too tall. Anything bigger/heavier we have to send by pallet crate, which is expensive so not really worth it for quantities of under 100 trees. We can get up to 200 x 3yr cobnuts trees/maiden apples (depending on length) in a single pallet crate and up to 700 trees in a double crate.

2yr cobnut trees are much lighter and smaller. We can fit approximately 60 x 2yr cobnut trees in a 20kg parcel (possibly 70 trees if we spray-wash the roots to reduce weight) and around 1200 trees in a single pallet crate. This is the most economical size of cobnuts to send abroad.

For container-grown coniferous nut trees the most economical to ship by pallet crate are the 3 and 9 litre sizes

See also the minimum order value requirements below:

Minimum Order Size (€)
  Barerooted trees Small containerised plants (P9 size only) Larger containerised trees (3 litre and up) Rootstocks
Ireland *
Northern Ireland **
Rest of UK**

* smaller orders may be collected from our premises

** the criteria for the UK may change as a result of Brexit. Please contact us for further information


Additional guidelines for UK customers

From 31st January 2020 there may be some additional restrictions as a consequence of Brexit. In the worst case scenario the nursery may stop trading with the UK after 31st January. Intending customers in the UK are advised to contact us before placing orders.


Making Payment

Payment by Cheque, Postal Order or Bank Draft

Please make payable to the Sustainability Institute and send to:

Fruit and Nut
Glann West
Co. Mayo F12 DN44

Republic of Ireland


Payment by Electronic Bank Transfer

Payment can also be made directly into our bank account. This is the most efficient form of payment for international payments.

Bank of Ireland, High St, Westport, Co. Mayo


IBAN: IE24 BOFI 9039 9855 6164 27

Account: Sustainability Institute

The IBAN should be entered as one continuous number (no gaps).

Some Irish customers may require the local sort code (90-3998) and the local account number (55616427)

If you are paying by electronic bank transfer please state your name in the space provided. This makes it easier for us to see who has paid for which orders.