South Australian Nut Industry
The warm dry climate of South Australia is ideal for the growing of almonds and pistachio nuts. Small orchards of chestnuts, pecans and walnuts are also located in South Australia.
|The Department responsible for agriculture in South Australia is Primary Industries and Resources SA
Almond Harvester – Courtesy of the Almond Board of Australia
South Australia produces about 60% of Australia’s production of almonds. The primary production areas are in the Adelaide Plains and Riverland regions. For more information on almonds, see the Almond pages
Chestnuts are grown in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia. For more information on chestnuts, see the Chestnut pages.
Small plantings of pecans are grown in South Australia. See the Pecan pages for more information.
The main production areas for pistachios in South Australia are at Waikerie and Pinnaroo. For more information on pistachios, see the Pistachio pages.
Small walnut farms are located in the Adelaide Hills and Riverland regions of South Australia. For more information on walnuts, see the Walnut pages.
South Australian Nut Nurseries
- Perrys Fruit and Nut Nursery (McLaren Flat)
South Australian Nut Sales