Some Impacts of Recession on California's Nursery and Floral Industry

Carman, H.

from ARE Update Vol. 16, No. 5, May/Jun, 2013

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Abstract

The recession following the burst of the housing bubble in 2007 had a disproportionate impact
on California's nursery and floral industry. Combined sales of nursery and floral products dropped from
second to fourth among all California agricultural commodities, and from 12.2% to 7.8% of total California agricultural sales. A sharp reduction in the number of California retailers handling nursery and floral products will have long-lasting impacts on both producers and consumers.

Keywords

Nursery stock, wholesale nursery sales, retail nursery sales, florists

Citation

Carman, H. "Some Impacts of Recession on California's Nursery and Floral Industry." ARE Update 16(5)(2013):9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2013/16/5/some-impacts-of-recession/