Floriculture, or flower farming, is a discipline of horticulture cohied with the cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and for floristry, comprising the floral industry.
As distinguished from nursery crops, floriculture crops are generally herbaceous.
What is a plant expert called?
A botanist is a scientist who studies or experiments with plants. These plants may include a range of organisms, including flowers, trees and algae. Botanists are a type of biologist. Botanists study all forms of plant life.
How do you start a flower farm?
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Where are flowers grown?
Climate and Location
Domestically, 75 percent of cut flowers are grown in California, with a small percentage produced in Washington, Florida, Hawaii and other states, according to AboutFlowers.com. Significant numbers of cut flowers are imported, particularly from Colombia and Ecuador.
Are flower farms profitable?
Cut flowers are one of the most profitable plants for small growers all across North America, with sales of up to $30,000 per acre. Cut flowers are a perfect cash crop, because they are easy to grow, produce quickly and can supply a good income throughout the growing season.