Welcome to Withcott Seedlings
Withcott Seedlings is a major commercial supplier of vegetable and tree seedlings to the East coast of Australia and forms an integral link in the supply of fresh food throughout Australia.
The company is renowned for innovative quality management systems and superior customer service.
Withcott Seedlings grows a large variety of vegetable seedlings and has a proven capacity to produce wholesale orders to our customers.
Established in 1983 by Graham and Wendy Erhart the business has grown from strength to strength. Currently the business is owned by three shareholder groups. The majority share holder, ADM Capital Cibus II fund is a London based company specialized in making sustainable food and agriculture investments in mid-sized companies that are leading the future of food through innovation, disruption, increased resource efficiency, and sustainability., The other shareholders are Mike and Anita Hindle and founders Graham and Wendy Erhart. Mike runs the business as CEO and Graham provides technical and innovation advise to the business. Anita performs the role of General Manager - Corporate Services looking after customer engagement.
Through this partnership, Cibus Fund II and Withcott Seedlings are working together to enhance the application of technology and robotics to improve production efficiency, such as the automation of seeding, sorting, grafting, monitoring, watering, and feeding the seedlings. The business will also look to expand with targetted environmental planting projects to facilitate strong growth opportunities in the carbon offset plantings market, capitalizing on the growing demand in Australia for environmental planting driven by upcoming carbon projects.
At Withcott Seedlings we put our customers needs first, delivering quality seedlings grown to customers specifications meeting and exceeding the customers expectations in an environmentally sustainable manner.