Import Ornamental Shipping Point Trends Report - Miami, FL
MIAMI Ornamental Shipping Point Trends for 12, October-2017

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Federal-State Market News Service, USDA 
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PRICES FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017 

Trends from Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica and Guatemala, mostly Colombia. 
Shipments for weeks ending September 23, 30, and October 07, 2017


---ALSTROEMERIA ...Imports in 1,000 Stems 5584-5188-6560
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Bunched 10s 
Assorted Colors, Super Select mostly 2.45-3.00, Select mostly 2.20-2.43 
and Fancy mostly 1.75-2.16.    
---ASTER ...Imports in 1,000 stems 565-590-583
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices Assorted slightly 
higher; white lower; Purple generally unchanged. Per bunch Assorted 2.60-
3.00, Purple 2.45-3.00 and white 2.30-2.50.
---CALLA (ZANTEDESCHIA) ...Imports in 1,000 stems 406-551-568
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices lower.  Per stem 
.80-1.00.
---CARNATIONS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 7544-7970-8655
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 
Per stem Assorted colors; Select mostly .20-.25, Fancy .19-.24 and 
Standard .17-.21.
---CARNATIONS, MINIATURE ...Imports in 1,000 stems 4461-4842-5521
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged. Per stem Assorted colors 1.95-2.45.
---CHRYSANTHEMUMS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 2881-4417-3590
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged.  Bunched 10s Disbud Spider Assorted colors 2.95-3.60. 
---GERBERA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 695-575-652
Volume expected to increase. Prices generally unchanged. Per stem .40-
.55.
---GYPSOPHILA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 2697-2736-2665
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged.  Per bunch Million Stars 3.45-4.25, Xlence 3.45-4.25 and 
Merablea few 4.25.
---HYDRANGEA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 2453-2781-2875
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices Assorted and White 
slightly lower; Blue generally unchanged. Per stem Assorted .74-.79, 
White .72-.84 and Blue .75-.84.
---LIATRIS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 225-201-188
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Per bunch 
90cm few 4.05, 80cm 2.95-3.95 and 70 cm 2.55-3.55. 
---POMPON CHRYSANTHEMUMS ...Imports in 1,000 stems 11,121-15,280-12,927
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged. Per bunch Cushion Daisy Novelty Assorted (CDN) Colors 1.65-
1.95, Cushion Type Assorted colors1.95-2.00, Novelty Type Assorted colors 
1.75-2.00, and Daisy Type Assorted colors 1.65-2.00.  
---ROSES, HYBRID TEA ...Imports in 1,000 stems 28,217-30,317-34,710
Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Per stem 60 cm, .40-.45, 
50 cm, .34-.41 and 40 cm, .25-.30.
---SNAPDRAGON ...Imports in 1,000 stems 198-196-202
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally 
unchanged.  Per bunch 3.70-4.10.  
---SOLIDAGO ...Imports in 1,000 stems 839-795-933
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Per 
bunch 2.10-3.00.
--STATICE (LIMONIUM) ...Imports in 1,000 stems 969-946-1106
Volume expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices Purple higher;  
Misty White and Maine Blue lower; others generally unchanged. Per Bunch 
Limonium Hybrids Assorted few 2.45, Purple 2.75-3.45, Misty White 3.25-
4.52, Misty Blue 4.20-4.62 and Maine Blue 3.25-3.95.