Tennessee Nurseries by the Numbers

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McMinnville, Nursery Capital, USA

Tennessee ranks eighth in the nation in total gross sales of nursery producing states. Read on for more interesting nursery stats:

  • In 2009, Tennessee had 327 nursery operations. The United States had 8,441.
  • In 2006, 135 of Tennessee’s nurseries had sales greater than $100,000.
  • In 2006, 43 Tennessee nurseries had sales of more than $1 million.
  • Tennessee ranks third in the nation for production of deciduous flowering trees, fourth for deciduous shade trees, and fifth for fruit and nut plants.
  • Tennessee nurseries cover more than 1.5 billion square feet, or 34,000 acres, of land.

(Source: United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2007 Census of Agriculture)

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  1. Rheals Tree service

    May 11, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    looking for information on where to purchase blueberry bushes for planting season “fall of 2014” Need mim order of 40 bushes……looking for quality…and of course best pricing available.

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