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Florida Fern Production and Value Fern

Year

Number Growers**

Acres

Production (bunches)

Value Per Acre

Wholesale Value

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

290

259

274

272

267

304

8,385

7,382

7,495

7,350

6,648

7,490

76,025,000

69,869,000

74,202,000

73,190,000

77,198,000

83,633,000

$11,720

$13,254

$13,776

$13,319

$15,740

$15,206

$98,279,000

$85,528,000

$96,967,000

$90,538,000

$97,610,000

$98,063,000



Leading Fern-Producing States --- 1998

Rank

State

Number Growers

State Value

% U.S. Value***

1

2

Florida

All others

290

96

$98,279,000

$27,308,000

78.25

21.75

*** U.S. Value: $125,587,000

Leading Fern-Producing States



Florida Cut Flowers

Year

Growers**

Acres

Wholesale Value

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

18

19

18

21

25

3,554

3,384

3,413

3,080

3,305

$27,398,000

$28,380,000

$27,285,000

$26,222,000

$34,500,000



Florida Bedding / Garden Plants

Year

Growers**

Flats & Pots Sold

Wholesale Value

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

220

251

260

274

288

68,921,000

77,048,000

78,660,000

76,583,000

87,340,000

$101,417,000

$105,600,000

$106,944,000

$105,721,000

$84,056,000


Florida Potted Flowering Plants-Hanging Flowering Baskets
 

Year

Growers**

Pots & Baskets Sold

Wholesale Value

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

248

201

204

208

201

24,665,000

19,592,000

22,642,000

25,486,000

23,262,000

$77,123,000

$94,322,000

$84,375,000

$70,564,000

$80,200,000

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