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It’s All About Trees

Stepping Stones is one of New Zealand’s leading export tree nurseries.

We are tree experts and have a combined operating history of over 100 years.

Stepping Stones is a top producer of ornamental trees globally. We specialise in Japanese maples and magnolias. We supply some of the largest wholesalers and retail chains in Europe, the US and Asia and have sales agents world-wide.

Growing trees is our passion.

We just love growing trees! To learn more about our export magnolias and Japanese maples click here.

Get our full colour Catalogue.

For links to our full colour Catalogue and our Terms of Trade document please click here.

Red maples from Stepping Stones Nursery Taranaki NZ

Unique Conditions

The conditions in Taranaki, New Zealand are ideal for producing the very best trees.

The Colour Red

Up to 90% of our production consists of Red Maples so if you're looking for red come to us!

Japanese Maples produce beautiful deep shades of red. This makes them one of the most sought after trees.

Over the years we have developed a technical expertise that allows us to consistently produce the best red trees available.

Customers First

Stepping Stones believes in three things - our trees, our customers and our people.
We have sold trees to customers in over thirty countries including Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, USA and more.