It is hard to believe that what started out six years ago as a 150-variety vegetative trial now encompasses 2,000 varieties. What is more surprising is that those previously mentioned 150 varieties covered 95 per cent of the vegetative varieties on the market at that time. Now, the 2,000 varieties also represent about 95 per cent of the vegetative varieties on the market, an increase of 1,333 per cent. The increase in consumer demand, and the increase in varieties fuelled the market, resulting in a major increase in sales.
Hey, Each of the attendees should easily come up with a product mix that fits their operation. Since large container and vegetative potted plant sales have increased by about 1,000 per cent over the past five years, while at the same time bedding plant flats decreased by more than 25 per cent. With the increase in the large containers that have new vegetative material and good variety performers -
With a 2000-plus plant trial, the different flower colours, leaf shapes, textures and plant habits, will give anybody at the trials an overview of the number and use-ability of garden plants.
Each of the attendees should easily come up with,
----- a product mix that fits their operation!