Ornamental Breeding companies
Worldwide hundreds of companies are active in the development of new cultivars for the market of ornamental plants. Nowadays the Netherlands is world leader in Ornamental Breeding (as listed by Plantum). The public Institutions have supported the private companies for many years. The power of the Netherlands is the close relation between private companies and public institutes. The companies are active worldwide. There is, however, a tendency that ornamental breeding will be professional and carried out world-wide.