Unichem Commercial Horticulture

We are the largest and longest serving wholesale distributor of Commercial Horticulture products in Ireland, helping professional nurseries, garden centres and growers since 1972. We represent and distribute on an exclusive basis for companies who are innovative and are at the forefront of growing across the world companies such as Koppert, Hortifeeds, Haifa to name just a few. We also stock many core ranges such as Tyne Moulds, Plantpak, Max tape, Bamboo canes, planters, hanging baskets, fungicides,insecticides etc. Our extensive warehousing on the outskirts of Dublin allow us the ability to carry high stock levels to service our customers’ needs even at peak times.

We operate our own fleet of delivery vehicles which gives us a level of flexibility to respond to customer needs at short notice which is vital in the fast paced nursery sector. Our strong courier base means we can deliver quickly and efficiently across the country. 

Our strongest asset is our experienced sales team both office based and field sales who between them have over 150 years’ experience in the Irish nursery sector. This extensive experience means we will always help you choose the correct product for your landscape project. 

We are the largest and longest serving wholesale distributor of Commercial Horticulture products in Ireland

Did you know? our Koppert biological experts can do a site visit and develop an individual IPM programme for your crops targeting the desired pest or pests such as vine weevil, red spider mite, aphids etc. Talk to our biological team to find the best solution for the task on hand. 

We stock a large range of fertilisers for different tasks such as controlled release foods, water soluble feeds, top dressing, organic fertilisers, and plant stimulants to revive plants under stress. Did you know our experts can do a site visit tests water and develop an individual nutrition programme for your crops Talk to our team to find out more.


We stock a large range of fungicides, insecticides, herbicides, wetting agents and much more. Talk to our team who will advise you on the right tie for a specific task. 

We stock a large selection of growing pots and sundries including Plantpak pots and multicells, heavy duty tree containers, Tyne Moulds labels and card holders, max taper and tape, bamboo canes etc. Talk to our sales team to get the full list. 

If you are looking for top quality and safety work wear, we stock and supply a full range of Helly Hansen clothing, Alpha Solway & Moldex masks, Riley safety glasses,Showa gloves and much more. We also have the ability to print your own branding on the work wear. Please get in touch if you would like to find out more”.


Unichem is the sole distributor for Grodan stone wool-based growing solutions within the Irish commercial horticulture market. 

Apart from being a more sustainable growing option, the use of stone wool substrate offers many advantages to the grower, including;

  • Constant, controlled quality 
  • Clean: contains no contaminants
  • Optimum control range
  • High yield at high quality
  • Saves on water and nutrients 
  • Lower energy consumption
  • Easy to use

Link to http://www.grodan.com/home

A customised programme can be designed by Unichem, in conjunction with Grodan, to suit each customer’s specific requirements.

Please contact our commercial horticulture sales representative Mary O’Rourke 0862552229 for further details

Our Commercial Horticulture Sales Team

Commercial horticulture sales representative

Mary O'Rourke


086 2552229

Conor O Flaherty

Technical Development Manager


087 2878996