The admixture of temperate and tropical climate offers congenial clime for propagation and production of wide varieties of ornamental Plants. The common ornamental plants which have made niche in the local terrain are orchids, Gladioli, cacti, pelargoniums, hybrid Azelias. Considering the viable market both domestic and international, many nurseries have come up as viable business activity. The nurseries of Kalimpong are cynosures for the visitors as they offer wide variety of plants within reasonable prices and within close proximity.
The nurseries that may be visited are Shantikunj, Pine view, Orchid retreat, Horticultural Trading Company.