2015 Top 100 Growers: Lucas Greenhouses (No. 60)

2015 Top 100 Growers: Lucas Greenhouses (No. 60)

2015 Top 100 Growers 60Operation Name: Lucas Greenhouses

City/State: Monroeville, N.J.

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Website: LucasGreenhouses.com

Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,212,500 square feet

Shade acreage: 0 acres

Field acreage: 30 acres

Crops:
Flowering potted plants: 48.5 percent
Plugs and propagation material: 40 percent
Ornamental bedding plants: 10 percent
Vegetables: 1 percent
Herbs: .5 percent

Customers:
Independent garden centers: 65 percent
Other growers: 40 percent
Supermarket chains: 3 percent
Wholesale florists/brokers: 2 percent