Good recovery for plants after snow
Plant sales recovered well after the weekend of snow to get within 10% of last year’s mid-February volumes.
With warm weather forecast for this weekend we should see sales rocket ahead of last year as people add spring colour to their gardens, balconies and patios.
- Primula sales recovered but are still 40% down year to date on last year.
- Petunia led the way in young plant sales, re-entering at No 12.
- Young plant Pelargonium sales (including zonal geraniums) climbed 19 places to No 13.
All Plants volume sales change: Week on week UP 77.3%. Year to date vs 2018 DOWN 9.9%, vs 2017 UP 28.3%.
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