Hyderabad, a role model for green city concepts is flooding ... Not with water but with plenty of flowers, greens and seeds apart from the latest modern technologies to grow ornamental horticulture items. Not surprising that HITEX exhibition centre is brimming with green professionals, flower growers, horticulturists, floral designers and environmentalists.
Commercial Flower Growers, Nursery-plant growers, High-Tech Horticulture farm owners and progressive farmers are all here to participate in most prominent exposition for commercial horticulture. 3 day expo that is inaugurated today by Senior professionals of the greenhouse industry will end on 1st March is 15th Edition of International Flora Expo and 14th International Landscape & Gardening Expo 2020. The twin expos with concurrent participation of Agrex India aim to put modern technology directly at the door steps of progressive farmers of South India. The theme of the expo is “Go For Fresh, Ban Artificial and Plastic Flowers".
The expo comprises products and services from over 20 nations. High quality planting material for best quality plants, flowers, fruits & vegetables from Holland, Spain, Germany, Italy, France, New Zealand, Israel, Portugal and so many other countries is displayed by leading plant material and greenhouse industry suppliers.
While Polyhouse, Hydroponics' & Greenhouse technology, generally called Protected Cultivation, is the future of Indian agribusiness professionals and new generation entrepreneurs. The expo has best among Greenhouse material suppliers eager to guide anyone wishing to start a new venture in Greenhouse Cultivation. Whether you want to start commercial exotic vegetable cultivation or export oriented high quality flower growing, entire chain of products and inputs are available here at the Flora Expo and Landscape & Gardening Expo.
Global Brands of plants like Florist Holland b.v., HilverdaKooij, Floricultura b.v., Kapiteyn from Holland, Danziger - ‘Dan’ from Israel Rosen Tantau of Germany will be displaying their offerings at Indian partner K F Bioplant Pavilion.
A highly attractive pavilion is made by Rise N’ Shine that is displaying a wide range of new planting material. The company has international collaborations like Dummen Orange - Holland for Gerbera, carnations, Chrysanthemum, Limonium, Gypsophilla etc. Gerbera from Monteplanta - Portugal, Danzigar Darwin Plants from Holland and USA for Perennials and highly appreciated varieties of Orchids from Kultana - Thailand are attracting the discerning visitors and professionals alike. Bromildeas from Corn & Bak - Netherland, Bock Biosciences - Germany for Phalaenopsis . An impressive display also has banana and Strawberry. The company has recently^ made a tieup with Ball Group of Columbia , one of the largest seed companies in the world.
India is a major export power in Roses and Soex Flora is displaying cut roses and rose plants for high quality roses for domestic as well as international market.
Florence Flora displayed newly launched varieties by world renowned breeders like Selecta, Anthura, etc. This company is a leading supplier of young plants and pot plants production across India.
Alice Biotech is showcasing the entire range of products and services for Protected Cultivation structures... right from Shading nets to Automated Greenhouses.
Next gen technology in Greenhouse and agro Plastics are on display at Agriplast Tech bringing world famous Ginegar - Israel products to Asia. All plastics, Mulching, Shading, Specialised Greenhouse coverings like Aluminet and Optinet are on display for precision farming.
For professionals in the Landscape gardening sector, display includes world renowned companies in Garden Design; Landscape Lighting, Pool Designing and Pool \tyater management systems, Garden paving material like Pebbles and Enclosures, Garden Fixtures and Accessories are absolutely awesome.
While expo is going on for three days, an International Landscape & Gardening Industry Congress is organised on 29th Feb at the same venue. Daylong conference will have Landscape Architects, Designers and Doyans of the sector deliberating on entire gamut of City Planning & Greening. The congress is organised by Indian Flowers & Ornamental Plants Association (iFlora) in association with Indian Society of Landscape Architects (ISOLA ) and Media Today Group.
To encourage new generation florists and floral artists, “National Floral Design Championship” has become a major attraction for trade visitors and different agriculture institutes have been invited for live workshops and training programmes. This championship is a joint effort of iFlora and companies like KF Bioplants, Soex Flora, Rise N’ Shine Biotech and Florence Flora.
This event is supported by the Department of Horticulture, Government of Telangana and National Research Development Corporation (NRDC). Over 150 companies’ products for commercial horticulture, post-harvest products and related technologies are on display such as USA based company Blount International, MTD Products from USA, Kraft Seeds. A Company based in Japan, Infinity Enterprises Inc., is launching new product range with the brand of AGRISAFE, which is used for Hydroponics, Irrigation, Greenhouses, Golf Courses and Pot Plants production. Sunya, a Taiwan based company, is displaying garden tools and other accessories. Brands like Dosatron, Ellepot, Urbinati, Pindstrup are also present at the expo at Grass Blades Pavilion with live machinery display.