Expanding news coverage from across the Globe!

Welcome to this exciting news platform for the Professional Plant sector. We have been 'live' for almost three years and are now regarded as THE trade website for all the latest news from Growers, Nurseries, Breeders and trade events around the globe (plus product manufacturers). Our Garden Retail and Book Review pages have enhanced the coverage we offer and have contributed to a significant rise in 'page views'.

We invite the industry to submit their plant news to us on a regular basis. Email : phil@planteria.eu

Image: Plantarium 2016 takes place from August 24-27. 

From the Potting Shed....

European Launch for Sedum ‘Oriental Dancer’®

Today (August 24) saw the European launch of the Sedum ‘Oriental Dancer’® plant by Rijnbeek & Son at Plantarium in Boskoop. It will be launched in the U.K. at Four Oaks (Sept 6/7).

New Catalogue for 2016-7

The New Giorgio Tesi Group Catalogue for 2016-7 has been published. Contact uk@giorgiotesigroup.it for your free copy!

2 Week Countdown to Four Oaks Debut!

Dongen based Boomkwekerij E.de Jong are looking forward to their debut at Four Oaks next month. Their presence at this leading U.K. event underlines their continued expansion across Europe and marks their first exhibitor presence in the U.K.

Carex morrowii 'Variegata' at their Dongen Nursery

Daphne Perfume Princess™ sets the benchmark!

Daphne 'Perfume Princess' has taken more than 10 years to develop. This plant was raised by New Zealand based plant breeder, Mark Jury and has only recently been released in Europe. Meet Anthony Tesselaar (pictured) and the team on stand 76 at Plantarium next week.

9th Guangzhou Int’l Flowers, Bonsai & Garden Exhibition

The Guangzhou International Sourcing Centre Complex in China is the venue for this event (GBGE2017) held from March 13th-15th next year. This annual event is attended by professional visitors from more than 60 countries. See news up-date (August 8).

Ornamental Citrus Plants Manual

This specialist book is written and produced by Oscar Tintori Nursery. The manual provides important information about the techniques and treatment of citrus trees. From Citrus Genus, Fortunella Genus, Poncirus Genus, Microcitrus Genus, Severinia Genus, Murraya Genus, to Exotica.

Plants and knowledge sharing at Groot Groen Plus

As preparations continue for the 26th edition of GrootGroenPlus in Zundert, Plants and knowledge sharing are the theme for 2016. This is the show for the International Nursery Stock industry and a key event for Zundert as a growing region. This October trade fair (5th-7th) is also changing its opening hours in response to both exhibitor and visitor feed-back.

'Butterfly Bush' (Buddleia) takes Centre Stage

In August, 'Butterfly Bush' (Buddleia)  takes centre stage as ‘Garden Plant of the Month’. This is an initiative from www.Thejoyofplants.co.uk who asks growers and horticultural specialists from the floriculture sector to select a garden plant every month with the aim of inspiring and enthusing.

Unique Baytrees in Huge Demand!

High quality and immediate delivery ensured that Laurica Plants enjoyed an excellent Hampton Court Flower Show. Their Lauretum range of large, mature and unique baytrees drew an increased level of interest in this, their 5th year of attendance.

Plantarium Novelties announced!

The Acer shirasawanum 'Munn 001' (Moonrise) is amongst the Novelty entrants for 2016 at Plantarium. This spectacularly coloured plant has been entered by Van Son & Koot BV from Kaatsheuvel and is managed by Plantipp BV.

Wyevale Nurseries 2017 Catalogue

Wyevale Nurseries have officially launched its 2017 promotional catalogue. This commercial nurseries’ new brochure includes 37 new plant promotions. Further details to follow.

Cacti are the August Houseplant of the Month

Cacti are exciting, unusual, virtually maintenance-free and the type of houseplant that lasts a very long time!  This has been chosen as the Houseplant of the Month for August which is an initiative from the Flower Council of Holland.

Salon du Végétal to change date and venue!

The Salon du Végétal fair continues its search for excellence in order to be amongst the greatest events aimed at the flowers and plants world. For 2017, they are moving to Nantes, to the “Parc de la Beaujoire”. A larger exhibition area, inside and outside, will allow to present a wider offer and therefore to attract more professional buyers. The dates switch from mid-February to June 20-22.