Horticulture, Landscaping and Sports Turf

Sub sector

Production Horticulture


Employer, New entrant / guardian, Trade association, Training provider


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Lantra: Production Horticulture

The production horticulture industry consists of 7,700 businesses, with 95,000 people and is worth an estimated £3 billion. The industry splits into the distinct areas of ornamental plant, flower and tree production (including retail nursery outlets) and food production, also included are fruit, vegetable, salad, herb and potato production.

Production horticulture is all about the large-scale production of plants, fruits and vegetables, which are sold either to be eaten as food or as ornamental plants for gardening.

Lantra: Production Horticulture website

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