Multiple factors combine to hit German nurseries

Export problems due to the weak Russian rouble and the Ukraine crisis, a drop in sales due to the bankruptcies of large DIY chains Praktiker and Max Bahr along with generally low prices mean the economic situation for German nurseries is not good, demonstrated by the recent financial difficulties of growers BKN Strobel and Euro-Baumschule Rudolf Schmidt.

Jan-Dieter Bruns, chief executive officer of Brunswick Plant Export (HW)
Jan-Dieter Bruns, chief executive officer of Brunswick Plant Export (HW)

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