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Foliage and Floriculture

Florida Agricultural Facts, 1998 Edition



Florida Floriculture Growers, Production Areas and Value

Year

Growers*

Covered Area (sq. feet)

Open Area (acres)

Wholesale Value

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

1991

1990

987

1,028

1,026

1,057

1,096

1,203

1,233

1,313

345,325,000

374,198,000

377,900,000

349,595,000

347,892,000

351,054,000

340,692,000

317,673,000

9,771

9,577

7,988

7,868

9,086

9,432

9,414

9,261

$653,878,000

$660,419,000

$612,600,000

$610,600,000

$543,021,000

$552,700,000

$528,771,000

$528,809,000

* Survey of growers with sales over $10,000
Does not include woody ornamental, trees & shrubs



Leading Floriculture States --- 1997

Rank

State

Number Growers

State Value

%*** U.S. Value

1

2

3

4

5

California

Florida

Michigan

Texas

Ohio

943

987

555

347

563

$746,432,000

$653,878,000

$193,230,000

$168,866,000

$161,924,000

20.92

18.33

5.41

4.73

4.50

*** U.S. Value: $3,421,083,000


Leading Floriculture States---1997



Florida Foliage Plant Value

Year

Growers**

Covered Area (sq. feet)

Open Area (sq. feet)

Total Area (sq. feet)

Wholesale Value

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

1991

1990

423

424

425

436

418

461

736

816

107,319,000

105,893,000

109,000,000

109,031,000

108,305,000

123,634,000

124,788,000

122,662,000

59,070,000

54,230,000

56,192,000

62,926,000

49,312,000

57,383,000

51,726,000

46,359,000

199,389,000

160,130,000

166,311,000

171,999,000

157,617,000

181,017,000

176,504,000

169,021,000

$330,403,000

$329,580,000

$308,494,000

$301,926,000

$226,043,000

$239,004,000

$264,600,000

$280,786,000

** Survey of growers with sales over $100,000



Leading Foliage Producing States --- 1997

Rank

State

Number Growers

State Value

Percent***
U.S. Value

1

2

3

4

5

Florida

California

Texas

Hawaii

Ohio

423

194

167

96

143

$330,403,000

$84,735,000

$21,083,000

$13,250,000

$9,395,000

63.34

16.24

4.04

2.54

1.80

*** U.S. Value: $507,897,000



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