Import Ornamental Shipping Point Trends Report - Miami, FL
MIAMI Ornamental Shipping Point Trends for 12, July-2018

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PRICES FOR THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2018


Trends from Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica and Guatemala; mostly Colombia. 
Shipments for weeks ending June 23, 30, and July 07, 2018


---ALSTROEMERIA ...Imports in 1,000 Stems 5389-4910-5176
Volume expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Super 
Select higher; Select and Fancy lower. Per bunch Assorted colors; Super 
Select mostly 2.15-2.2.45, Select mostly 1.50-2.00 and Fancy mostly 1.25-
1.75.
---ASTER ...Imports in 1,000 stems 489-448-444
Volume expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
higher. Per bunch Assorted mostly 2.35-2.85, Purple mostly 2.35-2.85 and 
White mostly 2.35-2.85.
---CALLA (ZANTEDESCHIA) ...Imports in 1,000 stems 421-240-346
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher; Miniature 
type lower. Per stem Standard Type White Varieties 80cm mostly .70-.80; 
Miniature Type Assorted Colors 50cm mostly .75-.85.                                          
---CARNATIONS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 7395-6639-6532
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate.  Prices unchanged. Per 
stem Assorted colors; Select mostly .18-.20, Fancy mostly .16-.19 and 
Standard mostly .14-.15.
---CARNATIONS, MINIATURE ...Imports in 1,000 stems 3599-4206-3890
Volume expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 
generally unchanged. Per stem Assorted colors mostly 1.85-2.35.
---CHRYSANTHEMUMS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 2493-2156-2086
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. 
Bunched 10s Disbud Spider Assorted colors mostly 2.85-3.25. 
---GERBERA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 629-692-512
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Per stem 
Large mostly .50-.55.
---GYPSOPHILA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 2415-2158-2101
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices Merablea slightly 
higher; others slightly lower. Per bunch Million Stars mostly 3.00-3.80, 
XLence mostly 3.00-3.80, Merablea mostly 3.00-3.35 and New Love few, 
3.65.
---HYDRANGEA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 2731-1832-2729
Volume expected to remain about steady. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 
Per stem White mostly .60-.80 and Blue mostly .70-.80.
---LIATRIS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 205-191-127
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices supply in too few 
hands to quote. 
---POMPON CHRYSANTHEMUMS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 12,210-8633-8905
Volume expected to remain about steady. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 
Per bunch Cushion Daisy Novelty Assorted (CDN) Colors mostly 1.65-1.85, 
Cushion Type Assorted colors mostly 1.55-1.85, Daisy Type Assorted colors 
mostly 1.50-1.85, Novelty Type Assorted mostly 1.75-1.85 and Button Type 
Assorted mostly 1.60-1.85. 
---ROSES, HYBRID TEA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 27,500-25,261-26,082
Volume expected to remain the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Per 
stem 60 cm mostly .33-.38, 50 cm mostly .29-.35 and 40 cm mostly .25-28.
---SNAPDRAGON ...Imports in 1,000 stems 158-154-182
Volume expected to remain the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Per 
bunch mostly 3.20-3.60.  
---SOLIDAGO ...Imports in 1,000 stems 551-457-450
Volume expected to remain about steady. Trading moderate. Prices slightly 
higher. Per bunch mostly 2.35-3.20.
--STATICE (LIMONIUM) ...Imports in 1,000 stems 1178-872-959
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices Purple lower; 
others slightly lower. Per bunch Sinuata Assorted Colors mostly 3.90-
4.00, Purple mostly 1.90-2.70; Limonium Hybrids Maine Blue mostly 3.45-
3.80, Misty Blue mostly 3.45-4.05 and Misty White mostly 3.45-4.40.