2019 Nursery workshop for nursery operators presented by Rocky Point

Following on from the outstanding success of the its first ever macadamia production nursery events in Queensland in 2018, the AMS will host 3 macadamia nursery events in March 2019. There will be two workshops for growers and one workshop for nursery operators.


The 2-day workshop and nursery visits will be presented by highly skilled nurserymen and will provide you with specialized production nursery skills required to implement best practice in the nursery.

Key workshop topics will include:

  • Update on the macadamia industry’s newly drafted nursery standards, and opportunity to provide input into the developing standards
  • Irrigation and nutrition management
  • Propagation techniques
  • Rootstock and varietal selection trends
  • Integrated pest and disease management
  • Information on the industry’s developing accreditation scheme.


Discovery Nursery is one of the industry’s longstanding nurseries, supplying a large quantity of trees to growers. Discovery is a typical macadamia nursery committed to continually improving their nursery practices and look forward to sharing their story with delegates.

Who should attend?

  • Established commercial macadamia nurseries (owners and managers)
  • Nursery operators who are in the process of establishing macadamia propagation facilities.


  • AMS member: $320 incl GST
  • Non-member: $440 incl GST

Includes 2-day workshop and nursery visits, morning/ afternoon teas and lunch on both days.

This event is presented by:

Rocky Point is a specialised growing media company located between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. We are proud suppliers to the macadamia industry, supplying customised potting mixes for the production of nursery trees. We also provide customised compost blends for new and mature orchards. Rocky Point began life as Green Finger Potting Mix over 35 years ago on the Gold Coast. We now service plant nurseries, production horticulture and professional growers throughout NSW and QLD. Rocky Point’s speciality lies in our customised potting mixes. Our mixes can be custom blended to your requirements or we have a number of proven mixes which have been trialled and tested for macadamia nurseries. We pride ourselves in producing the highest quality growing media available with all mixes exceeding Australian Standards. Rocky Point is QLD’s only Biosecure HACCP accredited growing media supplier. We guarantee the highest quality products and service to all customers. Visit the website: https://rockypoint.com.au

Register via

  1. Online – Click ‘Register now’ and follow the prompts
  2. Phone – Call Melissa at the Australian Macadamia Society on 1800 262 426


This event has been funded by Hort Innovation using the macadamia industry levy and funds from the Australian Government. 

Event Details
Discovery Nursery, 325 Eureka Road, Eureka NSW 2480
21 March 2019 - 22 March 2019
9am - 4pm (both days)
Register now

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