HortWeek's top 100 ornamental growers 2022 shows Brexit and Covid impact

This year’s ranking shows how Brexit’s impact on the economy and the Covid pandemic’s impact on lifestyles led to increases in growers’ production and turnover.

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This year’s top 100 nurseries have seen a big positive impact from lockdown and Brexit.

The unique seventh annual list has grown from a top 30 in 2016 to an essential broad guide to British plant growing in 2022

The top 10 have increased turnover from £435m to £540m, with new glass being built to supply plants to lockdown gardeners and for import substitution. Headwinds for the unsubsidised industry include labour shortages and overhead price rises caused by international supply chain issues.

See: Top 10 here. The rest of the top 100 is in HortWeek April print edition and online.


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