Pre-Christmas plant sales are giving a welcome end of year lift to overall plant sales. Last week's plants total volumes were up by 17% on the same week last year, the second consecutive week of big increases.
Total plant sales for November were 6% up on last year, but just 0.25% under the level of sales in 2017.
Poinsettia more than doubled in sales to move up to be the No 2 bestselling plant.
Cyclamen sales were up by 58% year on year to hold onto the No 1 bestselling plant for winter title.
Primula sales also grew significantly, up by 42%, to move up to No 3.
All Plants volume sales change: Week on week UP 13.4%. Year to date vs 2018 DOWN 6.3%, vs 2017 UP 0.8%.