Location

Yuruga Nursery is located in north Queensland, Australia, at the locality of Walkamin on the Atherton Tablelands, approximately 1 hour’s drive from Cairns.

The location is an excellent site for a production nursery, having the following important advantages:

  • unlimited space – the nursery is situated on a 32 hectare rural block;
  • unlimited water supply;
  • climate –
    • the perfect climate for plant production;
    • warmth all year round, with short and very mild winters;
    • growth and plant production all year round;
    • relatively dry air with minimal fungal diseases;
    • outside the cyclone belt;
    • no frost or hail;
    • clonal production cycles of 8-10 weeks compared with 20 weeks in southern Australia;
    • clonal production all year round compared to November to March only in southern Australia.
  • position on the main highway gives easy access for customers and freight companies;
  • close to the major regional centres of Atherton and Mareeba, for staffing and supply of goods and services;
  • only 1 hour from Cairns International Airport.

Aerial view of Yuruga Nursery site location