Import Ornamental Shipping Point Trends Report - Miami, FL
MIAMI Ornamental Shipping Point Trends for 10, January-2019

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PRICES FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2019


Trends from Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica and Guatemala; mostly Colombia. 
Shipments for weeks ending, December 22, 29, 2018 and January 05, 2019

---ALSTROEMERIA ...Imports in 1,000 Stems 5328-3497-3414
Volume expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
generally unchanged. Per bunch Assorted colors; Super Select mostly 2.50-
2.65, Select mostly 2.00-2.15 and Fancy mostly 1.60-1.75.
---ASTER ...Imports in 1,000 stems 480-237-323
Volume expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
slightly lower. Per bunch Purple mostly 2.37-2.87 and White mostly 2.37-
2.87. 
---CALLA (ZANTEDESCHIA) ...Imports in 1,000 stems 397-177-229
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged. Per stem Standard Type White Varieties 80cm mostly .84-.95, 
Miniature Type Assorted Colors 50cm mostly .78-.84, and Miniature type 
White 50 cm mostly .78-.84.                                         
---CARNATIONS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 7347-4958-3933
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Per stem 
Assorted colors; Select mostly .17-.22, Fancy mostly .16-.22 and Standard 
mostly .17. 
---CARNATIONS, MINIATURE ...Imports in 1,000 stems 4723-3099-2979
Volume expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
unchanged. Per stem Assorted colors mostly 1.70-1.90. 
---CHRYSANTHEMUMS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 3035-1208-1781
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Bunched 
10s Disbud Spider Assorted colors mostly 3.00-3.50. 
---GERBERA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 578-391-424
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Per stem 
Large mostly .40-.45.
---GYPSOPHILA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 2091-1494-1328
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Per bunch 
Million Stars mostly 3.00-4.13, XLence mostly 3.00-3.75.
---HYDRANGEA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 2922-1890-1488
Volume expected to remain about steady. Trading moderate. Prices blue 
higher; others unchanged. Per stem Assorted mostly .75-.80, White mostly 
.75-.79 and Blue mostly .65-.96. 
---LIATRIS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 112-143-113
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Per bunch 
70 cm mostly 2.50-2.75, 80 cm 2.50-3.10. 
---POMPON CHRYSANTHEMUMS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 11,666-5100-7240
Volume expected to remain about steady. Trading moderate. Prices 
unchanged. Per bunch Cushion Daisy Novelty Assorted (CDN) Colors mostly 
1.60-1.95, Cushion Type Assorted colors mostly 1.65-1.95, Daisy Type 
Assorted colors mostly 1.65-1.95, and Button Type Assorted 1.65-1.95. 
---ROSES, HYBRID TEA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 25,682-16,714-17,461
Volume expected to remain the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Per 
stem Assorted Colors 60cm .40-.55, 50cm .31-.40, 40cm .25-.31.
---SNAPDRAGON ...Imports in 1,000 stems 261-65-131
Volume expected to remain the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 
Per bunch 3.00-4.20. 
---SOLIDAGO ...Imports in 1,000 stems 422-210-329
Volume expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
unchanged. Per bunch mostly 2.34-2.65. 
---STATICE (LIMONIUM) ...Imports in 1,000 stems 1077-567-738
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged. Per bunch Sinuata Assorted Colors mostly, 2.65-3.15, Purple 
mostly 2.50-3.18; Limonium Hybrids Maine Blue mostly 3.68-4.50, and Misty 
Blue mostly 4.59-4.60, Misty White 4.41-4.71.