One who practices horticulture
- a professional within the research of cultivating plants (fresh fruit or plants or veggies or ornamental plants)
- one that practices horticulture.
1818, from horticulture + -ist. Previously had been horticultist (1754).
(n.) A person who techniques horticulture.
He was a horticulturist of profound attainments, and himself originated several new varieties of flowers.