Turkey’s ornamental horticulture industry to gain momentum in November

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey’s ornamental plants industry brings its new products and services to the world at The Flower and Plant Show, in November 2020.

The Flower and Plant Show – held in collaboration with the Ornamental Plants Producers Sub-Association (SUSBIR), the voice of 5,000 producers, and the support of the Chamber of Landscape Architects, is set to take place from November 12-14, 2020. The Fair will feature products ranging from indoor and outdoor ornamental plants to flower and floriculture goods, from seedlings and seeds to vertical garden applications, from exotic trees to national plants, and from irrigation equipment to garden supplies as well as landscape projects and applications.

Tarsus Turkey Fair Director Mustafa Gültekin Gökgül says, “We will open new export channels for the Ornamental Plants and Landscape Industry. We will bounce back in this difficult times: with our 30,000 square meter exhibition area, we will ensure that our growers reach the commercial environment they need by taking the contribution we make to their business every year a step further this year.”

He adds that the Flower and Plant Show creates new business connections and export opportunities for exhibitors just when they need it most, by bringing important buyers together with the local producers and landscape firms.

Last year, Turkey’s ornamentals production increased by 9.8 per cent from 2013 with production areas expanding across all ornamental categories except bulbs. At present, Turkey has 3,626 ha dedicated to nursery stock, 1,174 ha to cut flowers, 165 ha to indoor plants and 42 ha to flower bulbs.

In 2019, the country’s imported $43 million worth of flowers and plants, while export revenues in the same year were $80.4 million.

The sector supports 100,000 direct and 500,000 indirect jobs.

For more information visit www.flowershow.com.tr



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