Altman Plants

City: Vista, Calif.

Website: AltmanPlants.com

Environmentally controlled square footage: 5,402,350

Percentage of production space under permanent environmentallycontrolled structure devoted to each crop:
Ornamental bedding plants–40%
Flowering potted plants–5%
Potted foliage–20%
Container perennials–20%
Plugs and propagation material–2%
Woody ornamentals–8%
Vegetables–5%

What’s the best way to describe your greenhouse operation and its role in contract growing?
We produce plant material for othergrowers through contracts.

Percentage of sales by customer:
E-commerce sites–1%
Home improvement chains–70%
Independent garden centers–1%
Mass merchandisers–20%
Other growers–1%
Supermarket chains–2%
Warehouse clubs–4%
Your own retail shop–1%

 

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