Trees and winter shrubs were the new movers in the GTN Bestsellers Plants chart last week. There were a record 16 new/re-entries in the Top 50 as total plant sales dropped by over 30% during Black Friday week.
Winter bedding Pansy and Primula sales plummeted by 60%. Is that a blip or a trend?
Highlights of the week were:
Ajuga were the highest placed re-entry, back in at No 15.
Prunus trees were the highest chart climber, up 27 places to No 20
Malus trees debuted in the Top 50 at No 32.
All Plants volume sales change: Week on week DOWN 31.5%. Year to date UP 7.6% on 2017