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Floriculture Definition, Scope, & Market Size!

by aditya abhishek


Floriculture is a branch of horticulture in which there is emphasis on cultivation of flower crops for gardens, landscaping, and floral industry. 


During the late 19th Century floriculture industry started blooming in United Kingdom. Rose is believed to be oldest cultivated flower crop in the world. 

Vs. Horticulture

Floriculture is only related to flower cultivation while horticulture is a broad field which comprises of vegetable, fruit, nuts, berries, & flower cultivation. 

Market Size

The global market size value of floriculture industry was around US $50.50 Billion between 2017 to 2022. It is increase at 8.1% CAGR.

It is estimated that till 2029 floriculture market size will reach up to US $94.17 Billion. Hence for new floriculturists there is a great scope. 

High Demand 

Rose, Carnation, Orchids, Lavender, Chrysanthemum, Gerbera, Gladiolus, Orchid, Tulips, Lilies, etc. are most profitable and demanded flower crops in the world.


Mostly cut flowers, cut foliage, bulbs, tuber, rooted cuttings, or dried flowers and leaves are sold in the market. 

To become successful in floriculture, establish a greenhouse, cultivate flower crops that are suitable for your region, & has huge demand in local market.

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