Depending on the grower, markup can range from 80% retail to 200% retail. Grower prices take into consideration marketing, overhead, and transportation of the product. Some growers offer pricing deals. Usually, these deals are “The More You Buy, The Bigger The Percentage Off the Total Cost”. 80% retail is a more attractive price point for people looking to purchase wholesale trees.
When you purchase your trees in bulk, most nurseries sell dormant trees when they ship, it’s the safest time to ship them when bare root. Bare root trees are dormant. This is the state in which your trees will be when they are shipped to you. You also have the option of picking up your own trees. This can help you save on cast.
A wholesale nursery offers excellent prices on all types of trees and plants. You can also mail order from most now.
Grower direct purchases are when the grower sells the trees directly to customers. A business to business wholesaler purchases trees from nurseries. These business to business sellers may purchase from multiples growers. You will need to decide between grower direct distributors or the large business distributors when you purchase your trees in bulk.
Buying your trees in bulk may make your order more affordable. You can choose from container grown trees or trees that were grown, dug up, and then shipped to a wholesale distributor or directly to you. Wholesalers carry larger trees than a business buying from a grower.