Top 100 Growers: Costa Farms (No. 2)

Top 100 Growers: Costa Farms (No. 2)

Operation Name: Costa Farms, LLC.

City/State: Miami, Florida

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Website: CostaFarms.com

Environmentally controlled square footage: 15,071,760 square feet

Shade acreage: 747 acres

Field acreage: 1,392 acres

Crops:
Potted foliage: 85 percent
Flowering potted plants: 
7.6 percent
Container perennials: 4.6 percent
Plugs and propagation material: 2.8 percent

Customers:
Home improvement chains: 61%
Mass merchandisers: 23 percent
Wholesale florists/brokers: 8 percent
Supermarket chains: 3 percent
Warehouse clubs: 3 percent
Independent garden centers: 
2 percent