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The world’s champion for the power of plants

We support the work of our grower associations globally and together we champion a prosperous industry, growing plants that enhance lives, advance societies, and sustain our planet for this generation and the next.

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countries have signed the plant health treaty - International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC)


The farmgate value of ornamentals in China increased from €8 billion in 2006 to nearly €20 billion in 2016


people expected to attend horticulture expos in the next 5 years

AIPH is proud to have approved and supported over 50 International Horticultural Exhibitions since 1960

Forthcoming AIPH approved Expos (A1, B)

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BEST-select’s Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bobo’ wins PHS Gold Medal

BEST-select, a consortium of 17 wholesale plant nurseries from Flanders is pleased that the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) has included its Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bobo’ in its 2021 list of Gold Medal…

2021 GreenTech show to combine a ‘live’ in-person event with a virtual online platform component in September

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands:  GreenTech Live & Online will be organised as an alternative event in blended format on 28 - 30 September instead of 15 - 17 June. RAI Amsterdam, as…

Expo 2021 Yangzhou officially opens in China with the theme of ‘Green City, Healthy Life’

YANGZHOU, China: The opening ceremony of Expo 2021 Yangzhou was held on 8 April in the ecological garden park of Zaolinwan Tourist Resort, in the Yangtze River Delta Region of…

Colombia and Mexico take their online plant business to the next level

BOGOTA, Colombia: The Association of Colombian Nurseries, Colviveros, recently announced the launch of the B2B Conecta platform in the context of the first Digital Business Matchmaking Nurseries Forum in Colombia,…

Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion, A Symposium from The Museum at New York’s FIT

NEW YORK, USA: The Museum at FIT (MFIT) presents Ravishing: The Rose in Fashion, its 24th academic symposium, open to the public and free of charge. The virtual program on…

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“Our great hope is for a world where the essential value of plants is recognised and reflected in every step forward for humanity. AIPH is, and will always be, the world’s champion for the power of plants. Our relationship with nature was pivotal in our past. It is fundamental to our future.”

Tim Briercliffe, Secretary General, AIPH

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