2015 Top 100 Growers: Colorama Wholesale Nursery (No. 31)

2015 Top 100 Growers: Colorama Wholesale Nursery (No. 31)

Operation Name: Colorama Wholesale Nursery

Owners: Richard Wilson

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City/State: Azusa, Calif.

Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,890,000

Shade acreage: 9 acres

Field acreage: 150 acres

Crops:
Ornamental bedding plants: 30 percent
Flowering potted plants: 5 percent
Container perennials: 20 percent
Herbs: 15 percent
Fruit: 30 percent

Customers:
Home improvement chains: 80 percent
warehouse clubs: 10 percent
Independent garden centers: 10 percent