2015 Top 100 Growers: Armstrong Growers (No. 61)

2015 Top 100 Growers: Armstrong Growers (No. 61)

2015 Top 100 Growers 61Operation Name: Armstrong Growers

City/State: Glendora, Calif.

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Website: ArmstrongGrowers,com

Environmentally controlled square footage: 1,200,000 square feet

Shade acreage: 15 acres

Field acreage: 103acres

Crops:
Ornamental bedding plants: 50 percent
Flowering potted plants: 20 percent
Container perennials: 10 percent
Vegetables: 7 percent
Herbs: 5 percent
Plugs and propagation materials: 3 percent
Tropicals: 3 percent
Potted foliage: 2 percent

Customers:
Independent garden centers: 32 percent
Your own retail shop: 30 percent
Other (commercial landscape and resorts): 25 percent
Warehouse clubs: 5 percent
Supermarket chains: 4 percent
Retail florists: 2 percent
Wholesale florists/brokers: 2 percent