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Florida Floriculture Growers, Production Areas and Value

Year

Growers*

Covered Area
(sq. feet)

Open Area (acres)

Wholesale Value

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

1991

1,533

1,371

1,028

1,026

1,057

1,096

1,203

1,233

467,167,000

394,901,000

374,198,000

377,900,000

349,595,000

347,892,000

351,054,000

340,692,000

14,500

11,097

9,577

7,988

7,868

9,086

9,432

9,414

$653,700,000

$653,878,000

$660,419,000

$612,600,000

$610,600,000

$543,021,000

$552,700,000

$528,771,000

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


Leading Floriculture States --- 1998

Rank

State

Number Growers

State Value

% U.S. Value***

1

2

3

4

5

California

Florida

Michigan

Texas

Ohio

1,296

1,533

862

508

756

$739,771,000

$653,700,000

$214,323,000

$181,009,000

$152,082,001

20.77

18.35

6.01

5.08

4.27

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

 

Leading Floriculture States -- 1998



Florida Foliage Plant Value
 

Year

Growers**

Covered Area (sq. feet)

Open Area (sq. feet)

Total Area (sq. feet)

Wholesale Value

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

1991

446

423

424

425

436

418

461

736

113,482,000

107,319,000

105,893,000

109,000,000

109,031,000

108,305,000

123,634,000

124,788,000

65,233,000

59,070,000

54,230,000

56,192,000

62,926,000

49,312,000

57,383,000

51,726,000

178,716,000

166,389,000

160,130,000

166,311,000

171,999,000

157,617,000

181,017,000

176,504,000

$315,598,000

$330,403,000

$329,580,000

$308,494,000

$301,926,000

$226,043,000

$239,004,000

$264,600,000

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

Leading Foliage Producing States --- 1998

Rank

State

Number Growers

State Value

Percent U.S. Value***

1

2

3

4

5

Florida

California

Texas

Hawaii

North Carolina

446

161

270

34

76

$315,598,000

$90,375,000

$19,030,000

$11,380,000

$7,816,000

62.69

17.95

3.78

2.26

1.55

*** U.S. Value: $503,403,000
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