Young's Plant Farm
May 6, 2011
City: Auburn, Ala.
Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,525,000
Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:
Ornamental bedding plants - 60%
Flowering potted plants - 30%
Plugs and propagation material - 10%
What’s the best way to describe your greenhouse operation and its role in contract growing?
We contract other growers to produce material for us.
Percentage of sales by customer:
Home improvement chains - 50%
Mass merchandisers - 40%
Independent garden centers - 5%
Other growers - 5%