Germany: flower and plant industry grows in 2020

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According to AMI (Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft), the German flower and plant industry has grown 5.2% in the first 9 months of last year notwithstanding the pandemics, reaching a sales value of 9.4 billion Euro.

AMI registered an increase in the expense of consumers, reaching 114 € per person, both as regards specialised retailers and great distribution channels.

In 2020 the data regarding garden plants and cut flowers have increased of 6.6% and 2.8% respectively, when compared to 2019, a year in which there had also been an increase in sales of 3.1% over the previous year.

Here are some more detailed figures:

  • Perennials +11.6%
  • Indoor green plants +10.9%
  • Plants for borders +5.4%
  • Indoor flowering plants +3.8%
  • Cut flowers +2.8%
  • Flower bulbs +1.5%

For more info, see BGI-Magazin