Freight & Shipping
GT Nursery Freighters How are our Bamboos Transported?
We use a reputable Nursery Freighter to deliver our plants to your door anywhere as close as Byron up to Cairns or down to Melbourne.
Fastway Couriers will deliver boxed plant orders (200mm/250mm size pots) to your door. They go to the zones marked on Oz map. Alternatively, we can send boxes via Australia Post registered mail.
Late week/weekend orders will be despatched Monday/Tuesdays. Our new system calculates your freight with FASTAWAY by Suburb automatically. Bamboo orders (larger quantities or larger size pots) will be sent by courier. Average cost to Metro Brisbane $70, Sydney $115-00, Melbourne $198-00. Newcastle area $188-00 . These prices are minimum pallet lots or less and include tax.
JUST want one or two small plants ? We can send these in a half size box and thats cheaper - note standardised computer system allows normal box. When processing we will amend prices accordingly. Australia Post is used for non-Courier areas.
With this method your order will be fully packaged and have a tracking number and should arrive quick ! Most plants arrive in excellent condition - they actually enjoy the journey !!!
"Wow plants arrived in two days - couldn't believe how quickly they got here - and how good the bamboo looked when we unpacked the box. Excellent service - excellent all round. Definitely will be ordering more shortly. Thank you. "
Jeremy Lyons. Adelaide SA.
"Excellent service really healthy plants just wanted to say you can use me as a reference - ordered on Saturday arrived by truck in Seaforth Tuesday morning - we were amazed" Carole M. Sydney NSW.
Bambusa IndignaHow it Works:
View the bamboo pages, and click on the product you wish to purchase then select the method of delivery:
By Courier - by entering your suburb freight will automatically be calculated
AS a guide we pack & send:
4 x 200 mm pots per box/ 2 x 250 mm pots per box/ 1 x 300 mm bamboo - we can also add an extra 2-3 smaller pots - we will adjust freight accordingly. AVERAGE COURIER COST PER BOX IS $35-00 SYDNEY.
Note: 1 - 2 plant option at a lower cost is now available. From receipt of order - delivery 2-3 days depending on area. If stock is limited we will advise delivery date.
By TRUCK/ Nursery Freighter :
We can send any quantity and size - Minimum freight applies to orders less than 10 plants. Expect delivery within 4-6 days most destinations. $100-150 on average Sydney, Melbourne $200. (*Gold Coast/Brisbane $38-$66 allow 2 days). Recommended alternative if you want larger bamboos or you require several plants. Poles to depot Sydney $99-00 or to door $150. Quotes can be obtained as pick and costs do vary.
- No minimum order
- Sorry we can't send to WA/TAS or NT
- For special delivery requirements - please advise details.
- Please note our terms & conditions
Packaging / Pot sizesPLANT HANDLING & ARRIVAL
SPECIAL NOTE: WITH HUNDREDS OF BOXES NOW DESPATCHED BY COURIER OVER 18 MONTHS WE HAVE TOTAL CONFIDENCE THIS IS THE BEST POSSIBLE SERVICE.
EVEN TO VIC AND SA PLANTS ARRIVE IN GREAT CONDITION.
We have many happy repeat customers that now order a box at a time - knowing its their best price option of getting good quality bamboos conveniently.
By Courier - Plants boxed and secured. Your order should arrive quickly to your door. Advisable to cut down the box using a knife, and carefully remove plants, some branches maybe curled around so release carefully, take off plastic, and stand somewhere in partial sunlight. Give them a good drink immediately ! Not arrived on time ? - Couriers seldom call ahead but you can ring them to get details or contact us asap.
By Road Transport - Recommended for. over 8 plants or 300 mm pots or more, up to a height of 6 metres your bamboo will be shipped by reliable Nursery freighters. They will be hand loaded on and off their vehicle.
BULK ORDERS - now sending by pallet... great delivery rates.
If you require large landscape/mature size bamboos - special handling is required - we will email back with a quotation. If your property is in a busy traffic area or access is problematic please advise us in 'comment/special instructions'
PLEASE NOTE; Palletised orders of plants we can fit 50 plants per pallet and then the above prices to metro areas will apply. i.e. $115 to Sydney - for up to 50 200mm pots - now thats terrific so combine an order with a friend and really save !!!!
* Note: Your plants will leave here in good condition, well watered. Please ensure once they arrive you give them a good soak. To maintain health until planted store in a warm sheltered area and WATER daily. Full planting information will be sent with order.