Sustainable Finnish beauty by Partaharjun Puutarha
Partaharjun Puutarha is a greenhouse company specialized in producing bulb flowers. Besides growing bulb flowers and potted plants Partaharjun Puutarha is also growing forest tree seedlings (birch, larch, pine and spruce) and we have a sawmill producing lumber, firewood and woodchips.
Partaharjun Puutarha strives to be innovative, environmentally friendly and offers good prices for high quality products. The greenhouse has an area of 40.000 square meters where the flowers, plants and tree seedlings are grown. Furthermore there is approximately 7.300 square meters of cold-storage, freezer storage and 55.000 square meters outdoor growing field.
Partaharjun Puutarha is situated in Pieksämäki, in the middle of Finland, and has been operating for 37 years.
Partaharju Puutarha is growing approximately 42 million cut tulips in the season 2015-2016. All the tulips are grown on a hydroponic system. In this system tulips are forced in a nutrient solution. This system demands less time and less labor. 75 percent of all the tulips in The Netherlands are grown with this system.
In the season 2015-2016 the following flowers, besides the tulips, will be produced:
- Potted daffodil tete ’a tete 1 300 000 pots
- Muscari and other spring flowering bulbs 350 000 pots
- Amaryllis 400 000
- Hyacinth 800 000
- Hanging pots