IPM Essen 2018

SEE YOU AT THE IPM ESSEN - 23-26 Jan. 2018

The IPM ESSEN is the largest trade fair in the field of plants and technology, floriculture and marketing. A known fact among the more than 1,500 exhibitors, who travel to Essen from all over the world.

Evanthia will be present again just like last year. You can find us in Hall 2 Booth 2E33.

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Royal FloraHolland Trade Fair 8-10 Nov 2017

What’s new, what’s green, what’s connecting?

The Trade Fair 2017 was successfull and we look back. With more than 650 stands, the Trade Fair is the largest international trade fair for the ornamental plant sector. We have received a record number of visitors. 

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Brassica Empire caught the eye of visitors Proflora Colombia

Publication date: 10/27/2017
Author: Elita Vellekoop

Nico Grootendorst, Dutch breeding company Evanthia:

Brassicas in Bogota: "Great area for bright colors"

Brassicas, brassicas and more brassicas. At Colombian farm Netalya, over 500,000 cut flower brassicas are grown on an altitude of 2,950 meters above sea level in Bogota. "Because of the cold nights, the circumstances in this area are great to let these brassicas receive their bright color", says Nico Grootendorst of Dutch breeding company Evanthia. According to him, Netalya has become a real brassica specialist over the last years. Earlier this month, he was at the farm, and with the video below he gives an impression of how the Evanthia brassicas are grown. Read more >

Floral Agenda - July month of the sunflower

Get the ultimate summer feeling with the sunniest queen of the flowers! If you would have the change to crown one flower to queen of summer flower? Then you definitely choose the majestic sunflower! On the consumer website was July 2017 the month of the sunflower. Read more

Discover the surprises

Interested in the latest and best in Helianthus?

At our beautiful coastal location on the edge of the Westland region, you can find Evanthia’s Helianthus Trial Ground, sown with a wide assortment of Helianthus including our commercial assortment and experimental types. Read more about the surprisal trial.

Sunflower Rally - Extra attention for sunflower

On 4th July, 8 classic cars (Citroën Deux-Chevaux ) made a photogenic tour from Het Rijk van de Keizer in in Amsterdam to sunflower grower Timo Steenwijk in Abbenes (Haarlemmermeer). Read more about the Sunflower Rally en view the aftermovie and the photoalbum.

Introduction: Celosia Cristi Purple

Celosia Cristi Purple

Kwekerij Anton van der Hout

New Assortment is Highlight of Tropical open house!


The Tropical Plants and Cuttings department from Evanthia is hosting  an open house from Tuesday to Friday, June 13 - 16, at Oranjesluisweg 32 in ’s Gravenzande. A year ago, this became the nursery site for tropical plants. “We have achieved amazing growth in that short period,” said Pieter Lock, Tropical Plants and Cuttings Manager. “We are proud of that result, and we want to share that good feeling with our business relations and other interested parties.”

Create your own sunshine!

Let's create sunsation in the word! See our Novelties at FlowerTrials, where plants meet people.

California Spring Trials 2017

In April 2017, Evanthia participated at the Spring Trials in California at Grolink. A lot of interest in our highlight Helianhthus Sunsation. 

On the picture our representative Luit Mazereeuw.

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