FloraHolland reports garden plant sales up 4.1 per cent

Dutch flower auction FloraHolland has reported garden plant sales up 4.1 per cent in the year to October 2010.

Trees, shrubs and climbing plants were seven per cent up at 65 million, annuals and biennials were 2.9 per cent up at 216 million and perennials were 7.7 per cent up at 65 million. Conifers were 6.2 per cent down at nine million. Prices overall were up from EUR0.872 to EUR0.912. Indoor plants were 5.7 per cent up at 754 million with average prices up from EUR1.508 to EUR1.539. Bulbs were up 21.3 per cent to 92 million but prices were down from EUR0.998 to EUR0.907.


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