2015 Top 100 Growers: Dewar Nurseries (No. 39)

2015 Top 100 Growers: Dewar Nurseries (No. 39)

Operation Name: Dewar Nurseries

Owners: Alex and William Dewar

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City/State: Apopka, Fla.

Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,691,625

Shade acreage: 41 acres

Field acreage: 203 acres

Crops:
Woody ornamentals: 40 percent
Flowering potted plants: 25 percent
Container perennials: 15 percent
Fruit (berries and others): 15 percent
Potted foliage: 5 percent

Customers:
Home improvement chains: 50 percent
Mass merchandisers: 15 percent
Supermarket chains: 15 percent
Other growers: 10 percent
Independent garden centers: 5 percent
Wholesale florists/brokers: 5 percent