Wholesale annual plant sales in NJ

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by jbailey52, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We are looking for a new wholesaler who will sell flats of annuals to landscapers. We usually go through 250+ flats a season. Also about 500+ mums in fall.

    Also interested in Palm trees 6-8'.. (they will be brought in during winter)
     
  2. shovelracer

    shovelracer LawnSite Silver Member
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    The big guy up here closed due to a messy divorce. Not sure if someone bought out the operation yet. Seems like everyone here has 10000 mums, but the annuals arent as much. My suppliers get most of their supply down south if they dont grow it themselves. You can easily set up 250 flats in a medium sized green house for very little, minus the building.
     
  3. lawnboy2068

    lawnboy2068 LawnSite Member
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    Try Vanwinderin farms in Lincoln Park, NJ. They are huge to say the least and they sell to contractors and most of the nurseries in the tri state area. They have very good prices especially for bulk. They also will supply seedlings to which we buy to grow our own. I'm not sure on the spelling but I am very close on it. They are located across from the Lincoln Park airport.

    James
     
  4. AintNoFun

    AintNoFun LawnSite Bronze Member
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    kube pak in allentown, prob one of the largest growers in the northeast!
     
  5. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thanks guys, I will look into them. I was hoping for a place closer to the south jersey / philly area if anyone can help
     
  6. bigviclbi

    bigviclbi LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
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    If you are in south jersey try Lucas they are awesome.
     
  7. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thanks guys.. I havent talked to Lucas.. but it looks like they dont sell flats, just 4" pots?
     
  8. bigviclbi

    bigviclbi LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
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  9. shade tree landscaping

    shade tree landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    check out Gaskos family farm in Monroe...well over 50k mums in the fall, and at least 250k flats in the spring on hand
     
  10. JDavisLandscapes

    JDavisLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    Try Pleasant Run Nursery, that is in the South Jersey area and they are pretty large.
     

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