Speedling Inc.

City: Ruskin, Fla.

Website: Speedling.com

Environmentally controlled square footage: 3,807,688 (with 800,000 offshore)

Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:
Ornamental bedding plants–50%
Flowering potted plants–30%
Container perennials–5%
Herbs–1%
Plugs and propagation material–10%
Vegetables–4%

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

Percentage of sales by customer:
Other growers–85%
Warehouse clubs–15%

 

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